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 4, 2013

Hundreds of families have been forcibly evicted from two makeshift camps in Port-au-Prince. Neither camp was given enough time to gather their belongings before their shelters were destroyed.

January 15, 2013

The authorities have threatened to relocate a Shi’a community by force, in March. The community is living in temporary shelter in deteriorating conditions.

December 18, 2012

Two Cambodian women human rights defenders were convicted on baseless charges in separate trials. Yorm Bopha was sentenced to three years in prison. Tim Sakmony has been released.