June 1, 2015

American Torture Story

Majid Khan was tortured, including being subjected to forced rectal feeding, by US officials. Don't let them bury the truth!

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June 11, 2015

Elena Milashina, a Russian journalist covering Chechnya at the independent Novaya Gazeta newspaper, received death threats passed through an article on the Chechen government’s online news agency G...

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 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...

June 4, 2015

Uzbekistani human rights defender Elena Urlaeva was detained by police officers on 31 May and subjected to torture, sexual violence and humiliation to force her to surrender her camera’s memory car...