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February 3, 2015

Chinese activist and prisoner of conscience Chen Xi has been suffering from serious health problems and has not received the treatment he needs. His health has deteriorated severely and there are s...

February 2, 2015

Women’s rights activist Souad al-Shammari was released on 29 January after three months of detention without charge. The conditions of her release and current legal status are unclear.

January 30, 2015

Khaled al-Qazzaz was released on 11 January after spending more than a year and a half in detention without charge or trial, much of it in secret detention.

January 30, 2015

Police detained five gunmen who had been patrolling the quilombo community. Families were being threatened and intimidated by a local rancher who hired at least one gunman to try to push the quilom...