In Memory of Michael Brown

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September 17, 2014

Opposition politicians, human rights activists, lawyers, students, and many more are at risk of arbitrary arrest and imprisonment after an alarming rise in the use of the draconian Sedition Act....

September 16, 2014

If signed, a new Criminal Code amendment in Gambia would increase the punishment for "aggravated homosexuality" to life in prison.

September 11, 2014

Four Asháninka Indigenous leaders from the Peruvian Amazon have been killed by suspected illegal loggers. It is likely that it was in retaliation to the leaders’ activism against illegal logging....

September 4, 2014

Krishna Prasad Upadhyaya and Ghimire Gundev have disappeared in Qatar while researching the conditions of migrant workers. They may be at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.