(14 February 2017) Dr. Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, a prominent Sudanese human rights defender, has been unlawfully detained for over two months, held by the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) at Khartoum’s Kober Prison without charge or access to legal representation, 39 human rights groups and activists said.
On February 2, 2017, Citizen Lab published the “Nile Phis
On February 21, 2017, activists will convene to discuss global human rights issues at the 9th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy, in Geneva, Switzerland. The event is held in conjunction with the UN Human Rights Council’s annual session, which will meet later that week.
On January 31, 2017, Freedom House released its “Freedom in the World 2017” report, an annual report that rates political and civil rights around the world.
CUBA: On January 21, 2017, artist Danilo “El Sexto” Maldonado was released from El Combinado del Este prison after enduring psychological and physical torture during his 55 days of detainment.
On January 16, 2017, leading members of Azerbaijani civil society issued a letter to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) to conduct an independent investigation into corruption allegations against several of its Members.
In collaboration with the Oslo Freedom Forum, Jigsaw, an ‘incubator’ that uses technology to defend human rights, has documented the courageous stories of activists in a new video series, “Internet Without Borders.” The series features personal interviews with four innovators who a
The International Center for Not-for-Profit-Law (ICNL), an organization that supports the legal environment of civil society around the world, released their annual 2015-2016 report entitled "Protecting Civic Freedom." In the report, ICNL highlights their eff