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 28, 2013

Journalist Eric Topona, Secretary General of the Union of Chadian Journalists (UJT), was released on 19 August, after receiving a three-year suspended prison sentence for defamation from the N’Djam...

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....