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 […]
On September 19, 2017, Freedom Now filed a petition with the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention of behalf of human rights defender Azamjon Formonov.
On September 19, 2017, Freedom Now and lawyers with the international law firm King & Spalding LLP, filed a petition with the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention of behalf of Nguyen Huu Quoc Duy.
President Mirziyoyev’s address before the UN General Assembly will give him an opportunity to address these human rights concerns and clearly set forward a path for reform that leaves the Karimov era forever in the past.
OSCE member states must condemn human rights abuses in Tajikistan publicly and forcefully by call for the release of all political prisoners and respect for Tajikistan’s commitments under international law.
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