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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August 28, 2013

Belarusian prisoner of conscience Zmitser Dashkevich was released from prison this morning after serving his full sentence. He said he feels good and is ready to continue his political activities....

August 28, 2013

A Maldives High Court has quashed the sentence of 100 lashes and house arrest imposed on a 15-year-old girl for the “offense” of extra-marital sex. This follows a campaign by Amnesty International,...

August 28, 2013

A psychiatrist working in Belarus, Igor Postnov, has been forcibly detained and treated in the hospital where he works following his outspoken criticism of the health care system in Vitebsk, a city...

August 23, 2013

India's Supreme Court stayed the execution of Shivu and Jadeswamy on 21 August, the day before the men had been scheduled to be executed. Devender Pal Singh Bhullar remains at imminent risk of exec...