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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October 2, 2012

Opposition youth activist Zaur Gurbanli was detained without explanation by Azerbaijan’s Anti-Organized Crimes Unit. He was given 15 days in prison following a closed trial on the day of his arres...

October 2, 2012

Israel Arzate Meléndez is under house arrest in Ciudad Juarez. He was accused of involvement in murder based on a confession made under torture. State authorities cannot guarantee his safety.

September 28, 2012

Maher Fawzi al-Hamoud, was arrested on June 16, and has been held incommunicado ever since. He is believed to have previously been tortured in detention by Syrian security forces.

September 20, 2012

An Uighur man, Abdukiram Abduveli, suffering from bone and joint cancer, is being denied urgent medical treatment in prison in China.