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 24, 2013

A threat was made at the home of Rocio Campos a day after paramilitaries left a death threat at the home of Elizardo Badillo against him and other members of the human rights movement of Barrancabe...

July 22, 2013

Six human rights defenders are detained in eastern China, on suspicion of “gathering crowds to disturb social order”. They are at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

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...