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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October 25, 2012

Convictions against the former president and vice-president of the Bahrain Teachers’ Association (BTA), were upheld on 21 October. However, their prison sentences were reduced.

October 25, 2012

Karla Zelaya, a human rights defender, was abducted for three hours. She was tortured, threatened and interrogated about her work.

October 25, 2012

After a woman known as “Mery” took medicine to induce abortion, she sought assistance at a hospital & was promptly arrested. Authorities are now denying access to medical treatment and legal c...

October 23, 2012

Mortar shell survivor Osama al-Habaly has been held incommunicado since his arrest, reportedly by Syrian Military Intelligence. Sources claim he has been tortured, despite life-threatening injuries...