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 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.

November 1, 2012

A Tajikistani national who was released from detention in Russia is believed to have been abducted and forcible returned to Tajikistan. Another, soon to be released, is at risk of the same.

October 25, 2012

Convictions against the former president and vice-president of the Bahrain Teachers’ Association (BTA), were upheld on 21 October. However, their prison sentences were reduced.

October 25, 2012

Karla Zelaya, a human rights defender, was abducted for three hours. She was tortured, threatened and interrogated about her work.