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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December 20, 2013

A British man of the Ahmadi sect has been imprisoned in Pakistan for reciting a passage from the Qu’ran, a prohibited act for Ahmadis under the country’s blasphemy laws.

December 16, 2013

Veteran activist Zhang Lin faces a possible five year prison sentence. He was detained for peacefully defending his daughter’s right to education. Zhang Lin has several health problems.

December 13, 2013

Brothers Khosro and Masoud Kordpour, both journalists from Iran’s Kurdish minority, were sentenced to prison terms of six years and three-and-a-half years after unfair trials.

December 13, 2013

Detained journalist Parviz Hashimli claims he has been tortured, yet the court fails to act.