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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October 25, 2013

Prisoner of conscience Anas Barghouti was released on bail, and is facing trial before a military court and if convicted could be imprisoned for up to 18 months.

October 23, 2013

Qatar’s highest court has upheld the conviction and 15-year prison sentence of a poet and prisoner of conscience whose poetry was deemed offensive to the state and its ruler.

October 17, 2013

Fa’eq ‘Ali Asa’d, who has not been seen since 7 October, suffers from kidney problems and it is not clear whether he has access to medical attention.

October 11, 2013

Yang Maodonga has been arbitrary detained for more than 65 days and is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.