July 2013 (3)
Jul 23 2013 3:50PM
Free Pussy Riot's Masha and Nadia - parole hearings this week

Update 26/7/13: In a move that confirms the country's slide towards greater suppression of free speech, Nadia Tolokonnikova has been refused parole due to the fact she has not admitted guilt for 'hooliganism'. Her bandmate Maria...

Jul 19 2013 2:17PM
Raisa Radchenko: Grandmother. Anti-corruption campaigner. Enforced psychiatric patient.

70-year-old Raisa Radchenko is being held in a psychiatric hospital in Ukraine and forcibly given treatment. She has no history of mental illness, but she does have a long one of causing trouble for the authorities. We think Raisa’s...

Jul 10 2013 3:11PM
El Salvador: A thank you from Beatriz

In May, thousands of you took action to help Beatriz, co-signing our petition through Pocket Protest, and adding more pressure with our global twitter action. Finally, after months of waiting, Beatriz got the life-saving treatment she...