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August 6, 2015

Freelance journalist Saparmamed Nepeskuliev, whose current whereabouts are unknown, is believed to have been held incommunicado by Turkmenistani authorities for a month. His likely arrest and deten...

August 6, 2015

Four Rohingya leaders in Myanmar have been released under a presidential amnesty. They had been imprisoned in connection with community protests in 2013.

July 24, 2015

Alagie Abdoulaye Ceesay, the managing director of the independent Gambian radio station Teranga FM, was rearrested on 17 July by members of the Gambian security forces after being abducted and rele...

July 17, 2015

Two activists for the rights of Iran’s Azerbaijani Turkish minority have been sentenced to 10 years in prison for allegedly burning the flag of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Amnesty International f...