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, 2013

Zimbabwean police have classified a human rights group the Zimbabwe Peace Project as a “threat to state security”. They are at risk for arrest for their legitimate human rights work.

February 26, 2013

According to Ignacio Ochoa Plácido, on the morning of 18 February two unidentified men with guns forced their way into his car while he was at a petrol station.

February 22, 2013

Two Indonesian men now arbitrarily detained in Jayapura, Papua province, are believed to have been tortured or otherwise ill-treated by police.

February 21, 2013

Following two recent secret executions in India, there is fear that the Indian authorities may execute nine other prisoners whose petitions for mercy have not yet been ruled on.