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Index on Censorship condemns the decision by Saudi authorities to sentence Ashraf Fayadh to death on charges of apostasy
Award-winning photographer Sayed Ahmed al-Mousawi was sentenced to 10 years in prison and had his nationality revoked, along with 12 others, after covering a series of demonstrations in early 2014.
Bassel Khartabil, a defender of freedom expression being held in conditions amounting to enforced disappearance, may be facing a death sentence
Farida Ghulam, joined by her children Yara and Sharif, describes the impact the Bahraini government's crackdown on free expression has had on the family
Unconfirmed reports are circulating that Khartabil has been secretly sentenced to death by the Syrian government. We ask the Syrian authorities to reveal Khartabil’s whereabouts and release him immediately and unconditionally.
In June Bahrain's king pardoned opposition politician Ebrahim Sharif only to throw him back in jail three weeks later. His wife, Farida Ghulam, writes about the surreal nature of living with a lack of free expression
Zainab Al-Khawaja was sentenced to one year for insulting the country's king. The human rights activist faced the Bahrain Court of Appeal on 21 October 2015, her 32nd birthday.
Bahraini human rights activist Zainab Al-Khawaja will appear before the Bahraini court of appeals on 21 October
Moroccan authorities have repeatedly prevented Mouad “El Haqed” Belghouat from performing in the country. So yet again, he turns to Europe
Today marks the 200th day of Bahraini prisoner of conscience Dr Abduljalil al-Singace’s protest. Since 21 March, Dr al-Singace has boycotted all solid food in protest of the treatment of inmates at the Central Jau Prison.
Syria’s authorities should immediately reveal the whereabouts of Bassel Khartabil, a software developer and defender of freedom of expression, 31 organizations said today.
As demonstrations against corruption and the failure to provide basic services sweep Lebanon, we look at how authorities deal with mass protests around the world.