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May 1, 2015

The execution of Shafqat Hussain – a man whose lawyers say was under 18 years of age when the crime was committed – has been scheduled again, this time for 6 May. Legal proceedings challenging the...

April 29, 2015

Tibetan monk Choephel Dawa has not been heard from since he was detained by police on 28 March. It is not known where he is being held, or the charges against him, and he is at risk of torture and...

April 27, 2015

The trial of leading opposition figure Sheikh ‘Ali Salman resumed on 22 April in Bahrain. The court refused requests for his release on bail and set 20 May for the next hearing. He is a prisoner of...

April 27, 2015

Activist Thein Aung Myint has been jailed for a further six months for participating in a peaceful protest in Myanmar. He is now due to serve a total of one year in prison. He is a prisoner of cons...