In order to preserve the memory of Liu Xiaobo and document his impact on millions of people around the world, we are collecting condolence notes for his wife, Liu Xia.
Mohammed Shaikh Ould Mohammed Ould Mkhaitir, 29, is a blogger currently facing a death sentence on charges of apostasy.
Ilgar Mammadov, 44, is an Azerbaijani opposition leader who was sentenced to seven years in prison on charges of organizing mass disorder and resisting arrest after he criticized the government’s handling of demonstrations and unrest in the countryside. Before his […]
Eskinder Nega, 46, is a prominent Ethiopian journalist who was convicted and sentenced to 18 years in prison on treason and terrorism charges. Prior his current detention, Mr. Nega was a widely published independent journalist and a well-known critic of […]
Mr. Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, 54, is a prominent human rights defender convicted and sentenced to life in prison on June 22, 2011 for financing and participating in terrorism to overthrow the government, as well as spying for a foreign country […]
Freedom Now welcomes the release of human rights activist Akzam Turgunov from prison in Uzbekistan approximately nine months before the expiration of his 10 year sentence.
Freedom Now welcomes the release of human rights defender Azamjon Farmonov and journalist Salijon Abdurakhmanov from wrongful detention.
While the extent of Azerbaijan’s campaign to whitewash its human rights record in Europe is coming to light, the authoritarian country’s parallel campaign in the United States receives considerably less attention.
Authorities in Baku appear to be newly reinvigorated in their war on Azerbaijani dissidents living in exile. A recent alleged kidnapping and a new report each offer a disturbing reminder of this rising threat to human rights.
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