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 18, 2013

Conscientious objector Onur Erden was detained after he was forcibly returned to Turkey from Cyprus where his asylum application was turned down. He is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment....

July 18, 2013

Chinese photographer and activist Du Bin has been released on bail. He has confirmed that in detention he was questioned about his film on Re-education Through Labour and his book about the 1989 Ti...

July 17, 2013

Aliaksei Shchadrou is facing a two-year prison term in Belarus for acting on behalf of an unregistered religious organization. If jailed, he will be a prisoner of conscience.

July 11, 2013

Prisoner of conscience Mohammed Saleh al-Bajady, who had been held incommunicado since 19 September 2012, was finally granted a family visit on 7 July. He had been on hunger strike for over nine mo...