December 4, 2014
A court in Manama has today handed down a three-year prison sentence and a steep fine to prominent activist Zainab Al-Khawaja, for allegedly “insulting the king” when she tore up a photograph of him.
December 1, 2014
Leading Bahraini human rights activist Maryam Al-Khawaja has told Amnesty International she is determined to continue to expose abuses in the Gulf state despite being sentenced today, in absentia, to...
November 25, 2014
The UAE authorities have again shown their intolerance for dissent by handing down a three-year prison sentence and hefty fine today to a 25-year-old man whose only “offence” was taking to social medi...
November 21, 2014
Yesterday, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Louisiana affirmed a 2013 ruling overturning the conviction of Albert Woodfox of the ‘Angola 3.’ He is imprisoned for the second-degree murder of...