Saudi Arabia Waleed Abu Al-Khair sentenced to 15 years

Walleed Abu al-Khair 200 15 Jul 14 On 6 July 2014, the criminal court of Jeddah has convicted human rights lawyer Waleed Abu Al-Khair to a 15 year prison sentence, followed by a 15 year travel ban, ...

Kazakhstan Letter for Zinaida Mukhortova

zinaida_mukhortova 11 Jul 14 In a letter L4L calls upon the government of Kazakhstan to release Zinaida Mukhortova if her forced psychiatric confinement is connected to her invaluable human rights activities. Reports by Kadyr Kasiyet, ...

Libya Killing of human rights lawyer

Salwa-Bugaighis 02 Jul 14 On 26 June 2014, human rights lawyer Salwa Bugaighis was shot dead in her home in Benghazi by a group of unidentified men wearing military uniforms. Her husband, who was present ...
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