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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August 16, 2013

Syrian artist Youssef Abdelke and his friend Adnan al-Dibs have been detained incommunicado since their arrest by Syrian security forces in Tartus on 18 July.

August 14, 2013

Three people, two of them children, were detained by Mexican marines in late July and have not been seen since. The military authorities have denied arresting them.

August 7, 2013

The Egyptian prosecution has detained four of Mohamed Morsi’s aides while investigating the Dec. 2012 protests. Five other members of Morsi's team remain arbitrarily detained.

August 6, 2013

Human rights defender Kyaw Hla Aung has been arbitrarily detained in Myanmar since 15 July. He is in poor health and may not be receiving the medical treatment he requires. He is facing charges rel...