In Memory of Michael Brown

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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...

May 28, 2015

Two human rights defenders, Moussa Tchangari and Nouhou Azirka, were arrested on 18 and 24 May respectively after making public statements on human rights violations during the state of emergency i...

May 27, 2015

Four people, including one police officer, have been killed and hundreds injured during protests against a planned copper mining project in southern Peru. The authorities imposed a state of emergen...