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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February 26, 2014

Prominent Uighur scholar, Ilham Tohti, has been formally arrested and charged with “separatism” in China.

February 21, 2014

Iranian graduate student Hamid Babaei, serving a six-year sentence for “acting against national security by communicating with hostile governments.” His wife is also at risk of arrest.

February 21, 2014

Student Ranim Khalil Ma’touq and human rights lawyer Jihan Amin were arrested by members of the Syrian security forces on 17 February. Their current whereabouts are unknown.

February 21, 2014

Ernest Suggs was convicted of murder on circumstantial evidence and unreliable testimony. He has exhausted his appeals and is seeking executive clemency. If denied, his execution date will be set....