In Memory of Michael Brown

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June 10, 2015

Belarusian prisoner of conscience Yury Rubtsou has had his prison sentence extended to two years for “refusing to work” in a penal colony. He was originally sentenced for wearing a T-shirt that cal...

June 9, 2015

Prominent activist Wu Gan (also known as ‘Butcher’) has been criminally detained in China on suspicion of ‘picking quarrels and provoking troubles’ and defamation. This follows his demonstration ou...

June 8, 2015

Vietnamese blogger Ta Phong Tan, serving a 10-year prison sentence, has been on hunger strike since 13 May in protest of her harsh treatment by prison guards. She is reported to be weak and in poor...

June 4, 2015

Anti-death penalty activist Atena Daemi has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for her peaceful activism. She has been held in Tehran’s Evin Prison since October 2014, when she was arrested. She...