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February 10, 2015

Lawyers for Albert Woodfox, held since 1972 in solitary confinement, have filed for bail after the federal appeals court denied state request for further review. The state must stop its ‘campaign o...

February 2, 2015

Women’s rights activist Souad al-Shammari was released on 29 January after three months of detention without charge. The conditions of her release and current legal status are unclear.

January 28, 2015

Two youth activists from the Azerbaijani civic movement NIDA were released on 29 December, and two on 18 October 2014. All four were released as a result of a presidential pardon. Five others remai...

January 22, 2015

Bahraini activist Nader Abdulemam has been released after his sentence was reduced on appeal.