January 30, 2012
Fadhila Mubarak's 18-month sentence for taking part in 2011's pro-reform demonstrations and listening to 'revolutionary' music has been upheld.
January 27, 2012
In recent years, the government of Azerbaijan has consolidated its authoritarian rule. Peaceful protest has effectively been criminalized, journalists and bloggers jailed.
January 26, 2012
The Bahraini authorities must investigate reports of more than a dozen deaths following the security forces' use of tear gas.
January 25, 2012
The 16 men received lengthy prison sentences after they tried to set up a human rights organization.