February 21, 2014

Free Yevgeniy Vitishko!

The prominent environmental activist has been sent to a penal colony to serve out a three year sentence for allegedly damaging a fence during a protest.

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March 1, 2013

A 55-year-old Yemeni man is at imminent risk of execution after spending 20 years in prison. The Supreme Court has upheld his death sentence.

February 22, 2013

Two Indonesian men now arbitrarily detained in Jayapura, Papua province, are believed to have been tortured or otherwise ill-treated by police.

February 20, 2013

There are increased concerns for the well-being of prominent Syrian human rights lawyer Khalil Ma’touq after the state denied holding him.

February 12, 2013

Samer Issawi has been held by Israeli authorities since July 7. 2012. He has been on hunger strike since August in protest of the authorities’ refusal to explain the reasons for his detention.