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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July 19, 2013

Xu Zhiyong, a legal scholar and activist, has been detained on suspicion of “gathering a crowd to disturb social order”. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

July 19, 2013

A family of five are at risk of forcible return to North Korea after being arrested by Chinese authorities. If returned to North Korea they are at serious risk of torture and other ill-treatment, f...

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...

May 19, 2013
Dhondup Wangchen, a Tibetan filmmaker, was sentenced on December 28 in Qinghai Province to six years' imprisonment for "inciting separatism" after a secret trial by Xining City Intermediate Court.