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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January 16, 2014

Photojournalist Ahmad Fardan was charged with “participating in a public gathering.” He has been released on bail, but alleges that he was tortured by security forces.

January 14, 2014

Tajeldin Ahmed Arja has been detained incommunicado since 24 December 2013. He was arrested by the presidential security guards after openly criticizing both the Chadian and Sudanese presidents. He...

January 14, 2014

Bahraini human rights activist Hussain Jawad was released on bail on 9 January, but is still facing trial on charges that relate solely to his exercise of his right to freedom of expression.

January 13, 2014

Activists Ahmed Maher and Mohamed Adel, and blogger Ahmed Douma, are facing three years in prison for breaking Egypt’s repressive new protest law.