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February 19, 2015

Fourteen members of the Michaungkan community have been sentenced to six months in prison for taking part in peaceful protests. They are prisoners of conscience who must be immediately and uncondit...

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.

January 9, 2015

Five jailed dissidents which Amnesty International named prisoners of conscience in 2013 were released between 7 and 8 January. Three remain under conditional release.