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 9, 2012

Hundreds are on hunger strike in prisons across Turkey. Lawyers told Amnesty International that prison authorities have denied many hunger strikers access to medical care.

November 8, 2012

Yemeni national Ibrahim bin Mohammad bin Saghir Hassan and Syrian national Jum’a Ali al-Talib may be at imminent risk of execution in Saudi Arabia for drug-related offenses.

November 8, 2012

A Bahraini man had his six-month prison sentence upheld on appeal. Three others are serving four-month prison sentences, all for insulting the King of Bahrain in messages posted on Twitter. They a...

November 7, 2012

Two children and three male adults continue to be held in a prison in Bahrain after they participated in a protest in July. Their trial before the High Criminal Court in Manama started on 16 Octobe...