February 21, 2014

Free Yevgeniy Vitishko!

The prominent environmental activist has been sent to a penal colony to serve out a three year sentence for allegedly damaging a fence during a protest.

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June 13, 2013

Dr. Cu Huy Ha Vu has been on hunger strike since 27 May in protest at his treatment in prison. He is serving a seven-year sentence for “conducting propaganda” against the state. His health is at ri...

May 18, 2013

Prisoner of Conscience Nabeel Rajab, head of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights, was convicted of libel and sentenced to 3 months in prison for his June 2nd tweet addressing the Prime Minister....

March 7, 2013

The Omani Supreme Court has upheld sentences against eight activists. All 16 activists appear to be held solely for peacefully exercising their rights.

February 1, 2012

Itsmania Pineda Platero, a human rights defender and blogger based in Tegucigalpa, has received death threats by phone and text message. Her life could be at risk.