In Memory of Michael Brown

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October 28, 2015

A former prison officer, Walid Zarrouk, who set up an NGO to monitor the treatment of prisoners in Tunisia, has been sentenced to three months in prison for "insulting a public official".

October 27, 2015

A prominent Saudi Arabian Shi’a Muslim cleric has had his death sentence upheld by the Supreme Court. Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr has exhausted his appeals and will be at imminent risk of execution as soon...

October 26, 2015

An Indigenous leader, Relmu Ñamku, will be charged with attempted homicide on 26 October for hurting a policewoman in 2012, when her community resisted eviction from their ancestral land, in Argent...

October 23, 2015

Activist Zainab Al-Khawaja’s three-year prison sentence for ripping up a picture of the King of Bahrain has been reduced on appeal to one year and a large fine. If she does not pay the fine, her pr...