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In late December, reports appeared that Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani could be executed by hanging instead of stoning. This recent press coverage indicates that could be executed at any time.
Members of the National Movement of Victims of State Crimes (MOVICE) and other human rights organizations in Northern Colombia have received emailed death threats signed by paramilitaries.
Five activists were detained on Friday 14 October for engaging in a peaceful protest; they are being held at three police stations in the capital. One detainee, Brian Nyasulu, has been denied medic...
An ethnic Chechen man, Zubair Zubairaev, imprisoned in Siberia, needs an independent medical exam and complex treatment. His health has been gravely affected by torture and other ill-treatment.