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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September 13, 2013

Three Honduran indigenous leaders face unfounded charges in relation to their actions as human rights defenders. If they are imprisoned, Amnesty International will consider them prisoners of consci...

September 13, 2013

Sudanese Christian woman and NGO worker Salwa Fahmi Suleiman Gireis, who was arrested by the National Security Service in February 2013, was released from prison on 2 April 2013.

August 28, 2013

Writer and humanitarian worker Jean Laokole was released on 19 August after receiving a three-year suspended prison sentence from the N’Djamena High Court. His lawyer appealed against the decision...

August 28, 2013

A psychiatrist working in Belarus, Igor Postnov, has been forcibly detained and treated in the hospital where he works following his outspoken criticism of the health care system in Vitebsk, a city...