June 1, 2015

American Torture Story

Majid Khan was tortured, including being subjected to forced rectal feeding, by US officials. Don't let them bury the truth!

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June 4, 2015

The private communications of two human rights defenders may be being monitored by the Venezuelan authorities. This appears to be an attempt to restrict their ability to freely carry out their legi...

June 3, 2015

The office of Joint Mobile Group, a human rights group working in Chechnya, was attacked by a group of masked men in the Chechen capital, Grozny, on 3 June. Two JMG members had to evacuate the offi...

June 2, 2015

The widower of a human rights defender killed in 2010 has received information concerning plans to take his life. The threats follow a series of intimidating acts directed at him and others that ar...

June 2, 2015

Narges Mohammadi, Executive Chair of the Center for Human Rights Defenders, is in detention and on trial in a Revolutionary Court on spurious national security charges because of her peaceful human...