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, 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...

November 6, 2012

More than 50 persons charged with sedition for leading an 18-month-long protest against a Russian-built nuclear plant risk arbitrary detention for planned protests during President Putin’s visit to...

November 5, 2012

Bahraini human rights activist Sayed Yousif Almuhafdah was arrested on 2 November 2012 for participating in an “illegal gathering” and “taking part in an unauthorized march”.

November 2, 2012

On 5 October, Geldimurat Nurmuhammedov was detained and sent to a drug rehabilitation center in Turkmenistan, where he may be subjected to forced medical treatment.