In Memory of Michael Brown

Demand President Obama and legislators across the country act now to address police use of lethal force across the USA

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June 3, 2015

The office of Joint Mobile Group, a human rights group working in Chechnya, was attacked by a group of masked men in the Chechen capital, Grozny, on 3 June. Two JMG members had to evacuate the offi...

June 2, 2015

The widower of a human rights defender killed in 2010 has received information concerning plans to take his life. The threats follow a series of intimidating acts directed at him and others that ar...

June 2, 2015

Narges Mohammadi, Executive Chair of the Center for Human Rights Defenders, is in detention and on trial in a Revolutionary Court on spurious national security charges because of her peaceful human...

June 2, 2015

Writer Htin Lin Oo has been sentenced to two years in prison for “insulting religion” after he made a speech criticizing the use of Buddhism to promote discriminatory and extremist views. He is a p...