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 20, 2013

A temporary halt to planned executions was ordered by the Pakistan Prime Minister on 18 August until he has spoken to the president, Asif Ali Zardari.

August 19, 2013

Russian lawyer Farid Murtazin could be stripped off his advocate status following a complaint from the Investigation Committee, though he denies the allegations.

August 16, 2013

Syrian artist Youssef Abdelke and his friend Adnan al-Dibs have been detained incommunicado since their arrest by Syrian security forces in Tartus on 18 July.

August 16, 2013

Thousands are at risk of execution in Pakistan as the new government is set to resume executions for the first time in five years.