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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November 7, 2013

Psychiatrist Igor Postnov who was forcibly detained and treated in a psychiatric hospital following his outspoken criticism of the health care system in Belarus, has been allowed to go home.

October 25, 2013

Prisoner of conscience Anas Barghouti was released on bail, and is facing trial before a military court and if convicted could be imprisoned for up to 18 months.

October 23, 2013

Qatar’s highest court has upheld the conviction and 15-year prison sentence of a poet and prisoner of conscience whose poetry was deemed offensive to the state and its ruler.

September 20, 2013

Eight pro-democracy activists charged in connection with organizing a peaceful protest on 10 March are now facing up to 12 years in prison under new charges of planning to organize 'public disorder...