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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February 5, 2013

Community activists opposing the construction of wind farm turbines in Oaxaca State, Mexico have received threats.

January 17, 2013

Sayed Yousif Almuhafdah was released on bail on 17 January. He was arrested on 17 December at a protest, and charged with “spreading false news with the intention of causing damage to state securit...

January 10, 2013

A former judge is being held incommunicado and is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment. He was arrested following a lecture he gave on Shari’a law. He is a prisoner of conscience.

December 18, 2012

Two Cambodian women human rights defenders were convicted on baseless charges in separate trials. Yorm Bopha was sentenced to three years in prison. Tim Sakmony has been released.