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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September 6, 2013

The family of Syrian 16-year-old Ahmed Ismael al-'Akkad were told in early August that he had died in a military hospital.

September 6, 2013

Eighteen government critics, imprisoned after an unfair trial, are on hunger strike in protest at their treatment in a UAE prison. At least three are in critical condition. The men refuse to end th...

August 29, 2013

Iranian prisoner of conscience Hossein Ronaghi Maleki and his mother are on hunger strike to protest against the conditions of political prisoners. Maleki's health is deteriorating rapidly and he n...

August 28, 2013

Writer and humanitarian worker Jean Laokole was released on 19 August after receiving a three-year suspended prison sentence from the N’Djamena High Court. His lawyer appealed against the decision...