May 6, 2014

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More than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls have been kidnapped and reportedly forced to marry their captors. Urge authorities to #BringBackOurGirls!

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August 28, 2013

Writer and humanitarian worker Jean Laokole was released on 19 August after receiving a three-year suspended prison sentence from the N’Djamena High Court. His lawyer appealed against the decision...

August 28, 2013

Journalist Eric Topona, Secretary General of the Union of Chadian Journalists (UJT), was released on 19 August, after receiving a three-year suspended prison sentence for defamation from the N’Djam...

August 20, 2013

A man currently on hunger strike has been detained without charge or trial for 20 months in Erbil. Authorities accuse him of leaking information about election rigging to a newspaper.

August 2, 2013

Two government critics are serving prison sentences in Cuba on politically motivated charges, following summary trials. Amnesty International considers them prisoners of conscience.