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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December 4, 2012

Ho Thi Bich Khuong, Vietnamese human rights defender jailed for “conducting propaganda”, has been beaten by a group of prisoners. She is said to be seriously injured and in need of medical care....

November 30, 2012

Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has ended her hunger strike on 4 December 2012 after the travel ban on her 13-year old daughter was lifted by Iran’s judiciary. She requires medical care...

November 28, 2012

Palestinian activist Bassem Tamimi was sentenced to 4 months in prison for demonstrating peacefully. He is a prisoner of conscience. Two other demonstrators were killed by Israeli security forces....