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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February 10, 2014

The campsite outside the Ministry of Justice of a group of people whose rights were violated during past military regimes in Bolivia was set on fire on 9 February.

February 8, 2014

High-school student Khaled Mohamed Bakara was released on bail of LE500 (US$72) by the Public Prosecution on 22 December 2013, his lawyer has told Amnesty International.

February 6, 2014

In recent days several candidates standing in Colombia’s legislative elections in March have received death threats from paramilitaries.

January 20, 2014

Raif Badawi, a prisoner of conscience who recently had his conviction and sentence overturned, may face a new trial for charges related to “apostasy,” an “offense punishable by death.