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 8, 2012

A Bahraini man had his six-month prison sentence upheld on appeal. Three others are serving four-month prison sentences, all for insulting the King of Bahrain in messages posted on Twitter. They a...

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”.

October 31, 2012

The daughter of Mu’ammar al-Gaddafi’s military intelligence chief was arrested in Tripoli on 6 October 2012. She has been held incommunicado since about 20 October.

October 30, 2012

Administrative detainee Samer al-Barq was denied a family visit on 12 March, apparently to punish him for resuming his hunger strike on 27 February.