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 18, 2013

A Mexican human rights defender received a phone call threatening him and his family at his home on 10 July.

July 18, 2013
Amnesty International urges the U.S. government to ensure that the human rights of Afghan women and girls are not traded away or compromised.
July 18, 2013

Chinese photographer and activist Du Bin has been released on bail. He has confirmed that in detention he was questioned about his film on Re-education Through Labour and his book about the 1989 Ti...

July 17, 2013

Aliaksei Shchadrou is facing a two-year prison term in Belarus for acting on behalf of an unregistered religious organization. If jailed, he will be a prisoner of conscience.