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 2, 2013

On 30 October Adam Sharief, lawyer and activist, was released from prison after spending over one month in detention without a charge.

November 18, 2013

The trial of two Sudanese activists, has been postponed until 26 November. They are at risk of imprisonment or flogging for ‘indecent behavior’.

November 12, 2013

On 13 November two activists in Sudan are due to stand trial for ‘indecent behavior’. They are at risk of imprisonment or flogging.

August 23, 2013
In 2011, South African woman Noxolo Nogwaza was murdered - apparently because she was a lesbian. Three years later, her killer(s) remain at large and no meaningful investigation has taken place.