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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September 6, 2013

Eighteen government critics, imprisoned after an unfair trial, are on hunger strike in protest at their treatment in a UAE prison. At least three are in critical condition. The men refuse to end th...

August 29, 2013

Iranian prisoner of conscience Hossein Ronaghi Maleki and his mother are on hunger strike to protest against the conditions of political prisoners. Maleki's health is deteriorating rapidly and he n...

August 28, 2013

Writer and humanitarian worker Jean Laokole was released on 19 August after receiving a three-year suspended prison sentence from the N’Djamena High Court. His lawyer appealed against the decision...

August 28, 2013

Journalist Eric Topona, Secretary General of the Union of Chadian Journalists (UJT), was released on 19 August, after receiving a three-year suspended prison sentence for defamation from the N’Djam...