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 12, 2012

The conviction against Nabeel Rajab was upheld on 11 December. However, his three year prison sentence was reduced to two years.

December 12, 2012

Li Xin is facing imminent execution in Yunnan for drug trafficking. The Supreme People's Court in Beijing is reviewing the case. He could be executed once the review is complete.

November 8, 2012

Yemeni national Ibrahim bin Mohammad bin Saghir Hassan and Syrian national Jum’a Ali al-Talib may be at imminent risk of execution in Saudi Arabia for drug-related offenses.

October 26, 2012

On 24 October, a protest camp of communal landowners and striking miners was destroyed and burnt outside La Platosa silver mine in La Sierrita, northwest Mexico.