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 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

Writer Htin Lin Oo has been sentenced to two years in prison for “insulting religion” after he made a speech criticizing the use of Buddhism to promote discriminatory and extremist views. He is a p...

June 1, 2015

Syrian activists Hani al-Zitani, Hussein Gharir and Mazen Darwish should have been presented in court on 1 June, but were not. Their whereabouts are unknown and they are at risk of torture and othe...

June 1, 2015

Shafqat Hussain’s execution has been scheduled again, for 9 June. His lawyers maintain he was under 18 years of age when he allegedly committed the crime and that he was forced to ‘confess’ under t...