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August 17, 2015

Bienvenu Matumo, a youth activist from the youth movement Lutte pour le Changement (LUCHA) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), was released from detention on 12 August without any explanatio...

August 14, 2015

Gennady Afanasiyev, a key a witness for the prosecution in the trial of Ukrainian activists Oleg Sentsov and Aleksandr Kolchenko, has withdrawn the testimony that he gave under torture. He has been...

August 14, 2015

Iranian writer and film producer Mostafa Azizi, a permanent resident of Canada, has been sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment. He has been convicted of vague and overly broad national security-re...

August 13, 2015

Azerbaijani human rights defender Leyla Yunus and her husband Arif Yunus have been sentenced to eight-and-a-half and seven years in prison, respectively, on 13 August. Arif Yunus’s health has deter...