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 2, 2013

Mohammad Sudayf and Hussain Hubail have reportedly been tortured or ill-treated. Mohammad Sudayf’s lawyer was arrested for tweets saying that he had seen torture marks on his client and revealing t...

August 2, 2013

A 15-year-old boy, Hussain al-Hawaj, was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment by a Bahraini court on 9 June for participation in a protest, arson and rioting. He is held in Jaw prison for adults....

July 26, 2013

Mohamed Morsi is “well”, an EU representative has said after meeting him. Catherine Ashton told reporters she had seen the facility he was being held at, but did not know where it was, as she had b...

July 22, 2013

Six human rights defenders are detained in eastern China, on suspicion of “gathering crowds to disturb social order”. They are at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.