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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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.

February 8, 2013

Mohammed Osman Moussa has been detained incommunicado for nearly two months He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

January 10, 2013

A former judge is being held incommunicado and is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment. He was arrested following a lecture he gave on Shari’a law. He is a prisoner of conscience.