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 4, 2012

Three lawyers in Haiti are reporting an increase of threats and intimidation in recent months; they believe they may be targeted for their activism and criticisms against the Haitian government....

October 3, 2012

Dr. Ahmed Ali Abdel Rahman Abou Raqba is the head of the Libyana Foundation for Mother and Child. There are fears that his detention is linked to his peaceful activism.

October 2, 2012

Opposition youth activist Zaur Gurbanli was detained without explanation by Azerbaijan’s Anti-Organized Crimes Unit. He was given 15 days in prison following a closed trial on the day of his arres...

October 2, 2012

Israel Arzate Meléndez is under house arrest in Ciudad Juarez. He was accused of involvement in murder based on a confession made under torture. State authorities cannot guarantee his safety.