June 1, 2015

American Torture Story

Majid Khan was tortured, including being subjected to forced rectal feeding, by US officials. Don't let them bury the truth!

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June 16, 2015

The appeal against Bahraini activist Zainab Al-Khawaja’s three-year prison sentence started on 15 June and was adjourned until 13 September. If the sentence is upheld, she will be a prisoner of con...

June 15, 2015

Human rights lawyer Mahienour El-Massry and two others have been sentenced to 15 months in jail on trumped-up charges. Mahienour El-Massry is a prisoner of conscience detained solely for exercising...

June 11, 2015

Elena Milashina, a Russian journalist covering Chechnya at the independent Novaya Gazeta newspaper, received death threats passed through an article on the Chechen government’s online news agency G...

June 9, 2015

Prominent activist Wu Gan (also known as ‘Butcher’) has been criminally detained in China on suspicion of ‘picking quarrels and provoking troubles’ and defamation. This follows his demonstration ou...