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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July 19, 2013

Activists of Kouraj, a group working for the rights of the Haitian lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people, are receiving threats.

July 19, 2013

Xu Zhiyong, a legal scholar and activist, has been detained on suspicion of “gathering a crowd to disturb social order”. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

July 19, 2013

A family of five are at risk of forcible return to North Korea after being arrested by Chinese authorities. If returned to North Korea they are at serious risk of torture and other ill-treatment, f...

July 18, 2013

Conscientious objector Onur Erden was detained after he was forcibly returned to Turkey from Cyprus where his asylum application was turned down. He is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment....