May 6, 2014

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August 2, 2013

Two government critics are serving prison sentences in Cuba on politically motivated charges, following summary trials. Amnesty International considers them prisoners of conscience.

July 22, 2013

Six human rights defenders are detained in eastern China, on suspicion of “gathering crowds to disturb social order”. They are at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

July 17, 2013

Aliaksei Shchadrou is facing a two-year prison term in Belarus for acting on behalf of an unregistered religious organization. If jailed, he will be a prisoner of conscience.

July 11, 2013

A 23-year-old man known only as “F.A.” is at risk of execution by the Hamas authorities in the Gaza Strip if his appeal against his death sentence is rejected on 21 July. He is said to have signed...