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July 30, 2015

Djeralar Miankeol, Chadian land rights activist and Amnesty International prisoner of conscience, was released on 28 July. The Moundou Court of Appeal overturned an earlier High Court verdict that...

July 27, 2015

Over 225 Chinese human rights lawyers and activists have been targeted by police in a nationwide crackdown which began on Thursday, July 9. At least 25 are believed to be in some form of detention....

July 23, 2015

Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab has been released on medical grounds. He is still facing separate charges, for which he could face up to 10 years in prison.

July 17, 2015

Two activists for the rights of Iran’s Azerbaijani Turkish minority have been sentenced to 10 years in prison for allegedly burning the flag of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Amnesty International f...