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January 9, 2015

Five jailed dissidents which Amnesty International named prisoners of conscience in 2013 were released between 7 and 8 January. Three remain under conditional release.

January 8, 2015

A Cairo court of appeal handed down reduced prison sentences to human rights defender Yara Sallam, activist Sanaa Ahmed Seif and 20 others on 28 December.

January 6, 2015

The protesters had participated in a peaceful demonstration against the shooting to death of a protester the week before. The four have been detained solely for the lawful exercise of their right t...

December 18, 2014

An Israeli military court has convicted human rights defender Murad Shtewi of participating in and organizing protests against the closure of the main road to and from his village.He is a prisoner...