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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January 10, 2013

A former judge is being held incommunicado and is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment. He was arrested following a lecture he gave on Shari’a law. He is a prisoner of conscience.

January 8, 2013

A Syrian man, Youssef al-Ammar, his nephews Suhaib al-Ammar and Iqbal al-Ammar and another relative, Bilal Koushan, were arrested on 24 November at their flat in Damascus. They are believed to be...

January 8, 2013

Members of Belén Migrant Shelter (Casa del migrante - Posada Belén), in Saltillo, Coahuila state, northern Mexico have been subjected to threats and information theft.

January 7, 2013

The home of lawyer and human rights defender, Dr Mirtha Vasquez Chuquilin, has been raided twice in three weeks. Other members of the organization where she works in Peru have also faced intimidati...