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 23, 2013

Colombian human rights defender Danilo Rueda received a death threat on August 22 in the capital, Bogotá. His life is in danger.

August 22, 2013

Farid Murtazin has received assurances from the Bar Association that his advocate's license will not be withdrawn.

August 19, 2013

Russian lawyer Farid Murtazin could be stripped off his advocate status following a complaint from the Investigation Committee, though he denies the allegations.

August 14, 2013

Venezuelan human rights defender Víctor Martínez is in danger, as the two men on trial for the murder of his son are free: one has escaped and the other was given parole.