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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March 21, 2014

Community activists in Mexico state received telephone threats which could be linked to their work defending the right to fair access to water. They are at risk of further attacks.

March 21, 2014

Five supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi were arrested on 25 February. They are now being tried by a military court and have been tortured and ill-treated in custody.

March 21, 2014

Human rights defenders in Northern Sri Lanka have been arrested, detained, and threatened.

March 21, 2014

Eleven men have been arrested and detained without charge in Khartoum in a sweep by the National Security Services (NISS) between 12 and 20 March.