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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October 30, 2012

Administrative detainee Samer al-Barq was denied a family visit on 12 March, apparently to punish him for resuming his hunger strike on 27 February.

October 26, 2012

Cuban prisoner of conscience Antonio Michel Lima Cruz was released on 24 October. His brother Marcos Máiquel Lima Cruz still has a minimum 10 months to serve. Their parents continue to be harassed....

October 25, 2012

Convictions against the former president and vice-president of the Bahrain Teachers’ Association (BTA), were upheld on 21 October. However, their prison sentences were reduced.

October 25, 2012

After a woman known as “Mery” took medicine to induce abortion, she sought assistance at a hospital & was promptly arrested. Authorities are now denying access to medical treatment and legal c...