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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September 6, 2013

Bahraini boy Ali Hatem Ali Salman, 14, was arrested on Aug. 26 and reportedly tortured and otherwise ill-treated during interrogation to “confess” to rioting.

August 28, 2013

A Maldives High Court has quashed the sentence of 100 lashes and house arrest imposed on a 15-year-old girl for the “offense” of extra-marital sex. This follows a campaign by Amnesty International,...

August 22, 2013

A 13-year-old Bahraini boy, Salman Mahdi Salman, was arrested on August 21. He is held in a juvenile detention center but is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.

August 2, 2013

Three brothers who are members of a dissident organization are being detained on trumped-up charges. Amnesty International believes them to be prisoners of conscience.