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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May 19, 2013
Dhondup Wangchen, a Tibetan filmmaker, was sentenced on December 28 in Qinghai Province to six years' imprisonment for "inciting separatism" after a secret trial by Xining City Intermediate Court.
May 18, 2013

Prisoner of Conscience Nabeel Rajab, head of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights, was convicted of libel and sentenced to 3 months in prison for his June 2nd tweet addressing the Prime Minister....

May 17, 2013

Three Yemeni men are at risk of imminent execution in the coming week after local authorities informed them and their families that they have received orders to carry out their executions.

May 17, 2013

102 of the 166 detainees in the US naval base at Guantánamo Bay in Cuba are on hunger strike, with 30 being “tube fed”.