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 9, 2012

The Russian authorities are preparing to extradite an Uzbek man, Yusup Salimakhunovich Kasymakhunov. He will face a real risk of torture and other ill-treatment if he is extradited to Uzbekistan....

July 9, 2012

A Leader of Russian human rights NGO has been threatened with criminal proceedings in connection with the NGO’s work and publications in support of victims of human rights violations in Chechnya....

June 22, 2012

Two members of a community organization that opposes mining operations in the southern state of Oaxaca were shot and wounded on 16 June. They and other members of the organization are at risk of fu...

June 15, 2012

Ismail "Hilath" Rasheed was attacked by men who slashed his throat, near his house in the capital, Malé. He survived but is at risk of further attacks and is in need of effective protection.