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October 23, 2013

Qatar’s highest court has upheld the conviction and 15-year prison sentence of a poet and prisoner of conscience whose poetry was deemed offensive to the state and its ruler.

September 13, 2013

Bahraini human rights activist Sayed Yousif Almuhafdah was acquitted by an Appeal Court in Manama on 12 September of the charge of “spreading false news with the intention of causing damage to stat...

September 13, 2013

Five human rights defenders have been formally arrested on suspicion of “gathering crowds to disturb social order” in Jiangsu province, China. At least four of them say they have been tortured to...

September 13, 2013

Two Canadian nationals have been detained by Egypt’s Public Prosecution on charges relating to violent protests in the capital, Cairo, on 16 August.