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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April 2, 2014

The health of jailed Iranian cleric Sayed Hossein Kazemeyni Boroujerdi, a prisoner of conscience held in Tehran’s Evin Prison, is worsening.

March 27, 2014

A court ordered the release on bail of Alaa Abdel Fattah and Ahmed Abdel Rahman on 23 March. However, they still face trial for breaking Egypt’s repressive protest law, along with 23 other men.

March 12, 2014

Three journalists have been detained as prisoners of conscience in China after publishing reports online about petitioners’ at Tiananmen Square. The whereabouts of one journalist is unknown.

March 7, 2014

Jailed for eight years, Saudi Arabian human rights defender has had his conviction and prison sentence overturned by the Court of Appeal, but is still behind bars.