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August 17, 2015

Bienvenu Matumo, a youth activist from the youth movement Lutte pour le Changement (LUCHA) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), was released from detention on 12 August without any explanatio...

August 14, 2015

Iranian writer and film producer Mostafa Azizi, a permanent resident of Canada, has been sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment. He has been convicted of vague and overly broad national security-re...

August 13, 2015

Azerbaijani human rights defender Leyla Yunus and her husband Arif Yunus have been sentenced to eight-and-a-half and seven years in prison, respectively, on 13 August. Arif Yunus’s health has deter...

August 11, 2015

Human rights defender Paulina Muñoz Samaniego has been subjected to an intimidation campaign which she believes is related to her work with Ecuador Decide, a platform of civil society organizations...