Musumali was arrested along with nearly 30 other party workers while conducting a meeting. With the parliamentary by-elections only a month away, the ruling Patriotic Front has been cracking down on mobilizations and meetings by the opposition
After six months in jail on a politically-motivated charge, Saharawi Human rights activist Mahfouda Bamba Lefkir has been released but enjoys only partial freedom
He has been accused of defamation, slander and injury by the son of an army general from the era of the military dictatorship
Daniel Pascual, who is appearing as a defendant in a defamation case on Tuesday, has faced constant attacks because of his work to defend human rights and Indigenous and peasant communities in Guatemala
The marchers also expressed solidarity with the Croatian journalist Gordan Duhacek, who is being prosecuted for publishing a report against police brutality
In this video, we look into the ever increasing attacks on journalists who have been speaking truth to power.
The organization, Lawyers Collective, has been critical of the right-wing government of Bharatiya Janata Party and has been in the forefront of human rights advocacy in India
Political prisoner Ola Bini, who was arrested on April 11 in Quito, Ecuador and put into preventative detention, writes a letter to Ecuadorean president Lenín Moreno from prison
Saibaba, a tireless fighter for the rights of Indigenous communities, has been in jail since March 2017 on charges of association with the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist)
The rallies have been organized in the wake of simmering discontent in the country against Vladimir Putin’s anti-dissent legislations and controversial pension reforms.
The warrants were issued against leaders of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, including its acting president Sam Rainsy. The leaders were planning to return to Cambodia and resume political work.
The declaration of emergency, by president al-Bashir, came shortly after a parliamentary committee tasked with scrapping presidential term limits cancelled its meetings.