In Memory of Michael Brown

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February 19, 2015

Human rights defender Murad Shtewi was released on 23 January, just before the end of his nine-and-a-half-month prison sentence. He is still under a suspended sentence he must serve if he takes par...

February 19, 2015

A funeral wreath was delivered to the home of human rights defender Martha Elena Díaz Ospina in Colombia. This threat came days after she rejected a court-ordered apology by the armed forces for th...

February 19, 2015

Fourteen members of the Michaungkan community have been sentenced to six months in prison for taking part in peaceful protests. They are prisoners of conscience who must be immediately and uncondit...

February 17, 2015

Ahmad Mshaima' has lost an appeal against his one-year prison sentence for “insulting the King of Bahrain”. He is a prisoner of conscience.