Thanks to all who joined AI in calling for the release of former deputy prime minister Anwar Ibrahim. He was freed on September 2, 2004. Ibrahim had been arrested after policy disagreements with then prime minister Mahathir Mohamad. He was charged with "abuse of power" and sodomy. Learn More »
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Russian Federation: Journalist Found Guilty of LGBTI 'Propaganda' (25/15)
Elena Klimova, a journalist and founder of the online project Children 404 aimed at supporting LGBTI teenagers, was found guilty of “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations among minors”. Children 404 risks being shut down.