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June 4, 2015

Anti-death penalty activist Atena Daemi has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for her peaceful activism. She has been held in Tehran’s Evin Prison since October 2014, when she was arrested. She...

June 3, 2015

Iranian prisoner of conscience Atena Farghadani has been sentenced to more than a decade in prison for her art and peaceful activism. She now has 20 days to appeal.

June 2, 2015

In Bahrain, scores of people-including Saeed al Samahiji, Ahmad Mshaima, Zainab al Khawaja and Nabeel Rajab-are currently held behind bars or facing trials for criticizing the government. Call for...

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...