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May 14, 2014

Mogilev Regional Court has confirmed that another death-row prisoner has been executed in Belarus. At least two men remain on death row at imminent risk of execution.

May 12, 2014

Human rights lawyer Dr Mohammed al-Roken, a prisoner of conscience, is now being held in solitary confinement incommunicado. He may be at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

May 8, 2014

Five activists arrested for taking part in a peaceful protest have been sentenced to between 15-30 days in jail for an administrative offense. One activist was reportedly tortured in custody.

May 2, 2014

Migrants’ rights defenders were injured by police and migration authorities during an operation to detain irregular migrants in the Municipality of Zapata.