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August 4, 2015

Ismail Abdi, Secretary General of Iran’s Teachers’ Trade Association (ITTA), has been detained in Tehran's Evin Prison since 27 June for "organizing and participating in illegal gatherings” for his...

July 30, 2015

Djeralar Miankeol, Chadian land rights activist and Amnesty International prisoner of conscience, was released on 28 July. The Moundou Court of Appeal overturned an earlier High Court verdict that...

July 29, 2015

Sayed Jamil Kadhem was released on 27 July after completing his six-month sentence.

July 23, 2015

Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab has been released on medical grounds. He is still facing separate charges, for which he could face up to 10 years in prison.