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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October 31, 2013

Egyptian security forces arrested Adly al-Qazzaz on 24 October. Amnesty International is concerned that he was arrested because his son is an aide to the deposed president, Mohamed Morsi.

September 20, 2013

Venezuelan police have threatened to kill another member of the Barrios family, who receive protection as 10 of them have been murdered since 1998 in circumstances suggesting police involvement....

September 20, 2013

Colombian soldiers and paramilitaries have threatened members of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó and other civilians in the area, including a peasant farmer subjected to enforced disapp...

September 20, 2013

A 37-year-old pregnant woman, Nadia ‘Ali Yousef Saleh, has been detained without charge or trial in Bahrain since 30 May and was reportedly beaten upon her arrest. She is now eight months pregnant....