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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December 17, 2012

Aparna Marandi, a human rights defender who has been repeatedly targeted by the government for her activities, was arrested on 8 December. She is being detained and is at imminent risk ill-treatmen...

December 12, 2012

The conviction against Nabeel Rajab was upheld on 11 December. However, his three year prison sentence was reduced to two years.

December 5, 2012

Seven women are being arbitrarily detained in an enforced drug rehabilitation camp in China on account of their religious beliefs: they are all Falun Gong practitioners. They are at risk of torture...

December 4, 2012

Ho Thi Bich Khuong, Vietnamese human rights defender jailed for “conducting propaganda”, has been beaten by a group of prisoners. She is said to be seriously injured and in need of medical care....