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July 30, 15

The Sport for Rights Coalition calls on the international community to immediately and publicly condemn the government of Azerbaijan's actions and take concrete steps to support Azerbaijani civil society. Read More  »

July 27, 15

A new cybersecurity bill making its way through Congress could allow government agencies to access large amounts of your private data without due process. Read More  »

July 23, 15

Blogger Hossein Ronaghi Maleki was ordered to return to prison immediately on 29 June 2015. Read More  »

July 22, 15

As today marks the one-year anniversary of Jason Rezaian's arrest, PEN American Center calls for his immediate release. Read More  »

July 21, 15

Myanmar’s media outlets are widely seen as key players in maintaining free and fair elections, but as the south Asian country (also known as Burma) emerges from decades of military rule it faces a history of violence against the writers and the...Read More  »

July 20, 15

Over the past few months, political conflict and turmoil have fueled a sharp deterioration in the environment for free expression in Burundi. Read More  »

July 16, 15

The release from prison on 14July 2015 after more than three months in solitary confinement, of Nabeel Rajab, human rights defender, writer and President of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR), is a welcome first step towards an improvement...Read More  »

July 16, 15

Today marks the two-year anniversary of the arrest of Chinese activist Xu Zhiyong under charges of disrupting public order. Read More  »

July 15, 15

The charges of obstructing the police leveled against two Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, Joshua Wong and Nathan Law, represent an often-used tactic of the Chinese government to bring politically motivated charges against activists and...Read More  »

July 15, 15

Listen to a piece from our archives in memory of Chechnya-based Russian journalist and leading human rights activist Natalia Estemirova, who was assassinated six years ago on July 15, 2009. Read More  »