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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August 21, 2013

Abdumavlon Abdurakhmonov a Tajikistani national, has been detained incommunicado in Uzbekistan since April. His family fear he is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

August 21, 2013

Nafeesa al-‘Asfoor and Rayhana al-Mousawi were arrested while peacefully protesting in Manama. They have been tortured and al-'Asfoor is being denied adequate medical care.

August 20, 2013

A man currently on hunger strike has been detained without charge or trial for 20 months in Erbil. Authorities accuse him of leaking information about election rigging to a newspaper.

August 20, 2013

A temporary halt to planned executions was ordered by the Pakistan Prime Minister on 18 August until he has spoken to the president, Asif Ali Zardari.