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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November 19, 2012

Syrian health professional Mohamed Raed al-Tawil has been held in incommunicado detention since his arrest in Damascus on 8 November. He is believed to have been tortured while in detention.

November 9, 2012

On 17 September, shopkeeper Muhammad Yassin Al Hamwi was released after being acquitted. His acquaintance Abd al-Akram al-Sakka is still detained in conditions amounting to enforced disappearance....

November 7, 2012

Two children and three male adults continue to be held in a prison in Bahrain after they participated in a protest in July. Their trial before the High Criminal Court in Manama started on 16 Octobe...

November 2, 2012

On 5 October, Geldimurat Nurmuhammedov was detained and sent to a drug rehabilitation center in Turkmenistan, where he may be subjected to forced medical treatment.