January 7, 2013
A military appeal court in Tunisia has upheld the conviction on defamation charges of a former presidential adviser and handed him an even harsher punishment.
January 4, 2013
Taher Belabès faces 'incitement' charges after a youth unemployment protest in the southern oil town of Ouargla.
December 24, 2012
An online activist in Saudi Arabia faces the death penalty over apostasy charges in a trial being used to stifle political and social debate.
December 21, 2012
Three bloggers given hefty sentences should be released ahead of their 28 December appeal hearing.