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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July 11, 2013

Syrian 16-year-old Ahmed Ismael al-‘Akkad should have been brought before a juvenile criminal court in mid-June, but was not presented to court. He has been held incommunicado since 20 November 201...

July 5, 2013

Arash Sadeghi has been on hunger strike since 1 June to protest against his ill-treatment in prison. He has been held in solitary confinement without charge since January 2012. He is at risk of tor...

July 4, 2013

Bahraini lawyer, Mahdi al-Basri, had his one-year prison sentence upheld by the High Criminal Court of Appeal on 3 July, for allegedly insulting the King of Bahrain in messages posted on Twitter. H...

July 3, 2013

A special security court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced seven men to prison sentences for Facebook posts. The court mainly relied on the men's confessions, some of which were allegedly extracted und...