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Press Release
June 7, 2012

Contradictory to President Putin's inauguration pledge for greater citizen participation, Russia's parliament adopted a bill that hikes fines for protesters taking part in unsanctioned rallies.

Press Release
June 6, 2012

In a new report released today, Amnesty International outlines torture, inadequate medical care and other ill-treatment in Israel's prisons.

Victory
June 5, 2012

Andrés Carrión Álvarez, a government critic from Cuba, was released from prison after being charged with public disorder.

Press Release
June 1, 2012

Chinese authorities have reportedly detained hundreds of people in Lhasa after two self-immolations in the Tibetan capital.

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