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 4, 2013

MYANMAR ACTIVIST FACING LONG PRISON SENTENCE
Human rights defender Kyaw Hla Aung remains arbitrarily detained in Myanmar over three months after he was arrested. There are serious concerns re...

November 4, 2013

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova was reportedly put into a car to be transferred to another penal colony, but her whereabouts remain unknown. There are serious concerns regarding her safety and well being....

October 31, 2013

Egyptian security forces arrested Adly al-Qazzaz on 24 October. Amnesty International is concerned that he was arrested because his son is an aide to the deposed president, Mohamed Morsi.

October 25, 2013

A Libyan man seized by US forces in Libya was detained following a US federal court hearing. He is not facing the death penalty, as previously feared; however, concerns remain about the inhumane co...