May 6, 2014

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July 18, 2013

Chinese photographer and activist Du Bin has been released on bail. He has confirmed that in detention he was questioned about his film on Re-education Through Labour and his book about the 1989 Ti...

July 11, 2013

Prisoner of conscience Mohammed Saleh al-Bajady, who had been held incommunicado since 19 September 2012, was finally granted a family visit on 7 July. He had been on hunger strike for over nine mo...

July 9, 2013

Colombian human rights defenders Diego Martínez and Jeison Paba have received an email threatening to kill them and their families, while they were participating in an event in the municipality La...

July 3, 2013

A Saudi Arabian court has sentenced a prominent human rights defender to five years in prison and a 10-year travel ban. He is free pending his appeal, but he would be at risk of torture and other i...