September 19, 2014
A Thai court’s decision to uphold a 10-year prison sentence given to an editor and social activist for allegedly insulting the royal family continues the relentless erosion of free speech in the count...
August 29, 2014
One of the two Papuan students tortured or otherwise ill-treated by police has been
released. The other is still in detention and has been charged for his peaceful political
August 19, 2014
A Manipur court ruling directing the release of prisoner of conscience Irom Sharmila because there were no grounds for charging her with attempted suicide is a legal and moral victory for the activist...
August 11, 2014
As news breaks that three judges have recused themselves from a mass court case in Egypt, Amnesty International remains concerned that show trials followed by mass death sentences are becoming a grim...