In Memory of Michael Brown

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August 5, 2015

Adrián Vasquez Lagunes has been in jail near Tijuana, northern Mexico, since September 2012 when police arbitrarily arrested and tortured him in order to accuse him of drug-related crimes. All the...

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 31, 2015

A Libyan court has sentenced nine men to death who had been part of Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi’s regime, including his son Saif al-Islam and head of Military Intelligence, Abdallah al-Senussi. The...

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...