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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March 27, 2013

Chinese prisoner of conscience Zhu Chengzhi returned home on 20 March but continues to be held under “residential surveillance”.

March 25, 2013

Writer Jean Laokolé, a humanitarian worker, was arrested on 22 March by the security services in the Chadian capital, N’Djamena. His whereabouts are unknown.

March 20, 2013

Four members of the NIDA youth movement were arrested for being involved in organizing a peaceful protest, which was violently dispersed by the authorities

March 19, 2013

Four Xinca indigenous leaders were kidnapped after participating in a public meeting. One was killed; the other three
survived the attack.