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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December 6, 2013

Three Egyptian activists are facing trial for taking part in a protest on 30 November 2013. The charges against them may arise solely from their opposition activism.

September 20, 2013

Eight pro-democracy activists charged in connection with organizing a peaceful protest on 10 March are now facing up to 12 years in prison under new charges of planning to organize 'public disorder...

September 13, 2013

Five human rights defenders have been formally arrested on suspicion of “gathering crowds to disturb social order” in Jiangsu province, China. At least four of them say they have been tortured to...

September 13, 2013

Two Canadian nationals have been detained by Egypt’s Public Prosecution on charges relating to violent protests in the capital, Cairo, on 16 August.