Jul 10, 2020
Freedom Now strongly condemns the detention of Asroriddin Roziqov, the son of a wrongfully imprisoned political opposition member
Jul 1, 2020
Twelve U.S. Senators have called for the release of prisoners of conscience in Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
Saudi Arabia: UN Declares Detention of Women’s Rights Activist Loujain Alhathloul a Violation of International Law
Jun 17, 2020
The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention finds the Government of Saudi Arabia in violation of international human rights law and calls for the immediate release of women’s rights activist Loujain Alhathloul.
Jun 12, 2020
On June 12, 2020, Freedom Now and Dechert LLP filed a petition with the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on behalf of Indian academic and human rights activist G.N. Saibaba.
Jun 10, 2020
Freedom Now and Lawyers for Lawyers urge the Tajik authorities to implement the recommendations of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention and ensure the immediate release of Buzurgmehr Yorov.
Jun 10, 2020
Freedom Now and Lawyers for Lawyers issued a letter to the Tajik Justice Minister regarding the continued detention of Buzurgmehr Yorov.
Jun 9, 2020
Freedom Now condemns the forceful means by which the authorities in the United States are policing and disrupting protests in U.S. cities these past weeks.
Turkmenistan: Freedom Now and Hogan Lovells File Petition with UN on behalf of Abducted Student Omruzak Omarkuliev
May 29, 2020
On May 29, 2020, Freedom Now and Hogan Lovells US LLP filed a petition with the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on behalf of Turkmen student Omruzak Omarkuliev.
May 26, 2020
The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has issued an opinion finding the Government of Vietnam to be in contravention of its international human rights obligations for the detention of blogger Phan Kim Khanh.
May 18, 2020
The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has issued an opinion finding the Government of Sri Lanka to be in contravention of its international human rights obligations for the four month pre-trial detention of author Shakthika Sathkumara.
Morocco: Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and Freedom Now Call for Release of Sahrawi Activist Mohamed Al-Bambary, All Political Prisoners Held by Morocco as COVID-19 Spreads
May 15, 2020
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and Freedom Now urge the Government of Morocco to immediately release Mohamed Al-Bambary and all political prisoners in light of the growing threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 8, 2020
An op-ed in the Daily FT by Karl Horberg regarding the legal case against Shakthika Sathkumara.
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