Zeinab Jalalian is a Kurdish women’s rights activist who was sentenced to death for “enmity against God” (moharebeh) by an Iranian court in 2008 in an unfair trial that lasted a few minutes. Her death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment in in 2011 and she is currently serving a…
Jagtar Singh Johal, “Jaggi”, is a British citizen who has been detained without charge in India since he was arrested in November 2017. Following his arrest Jagtar was held incommunicado and asserts he was subjected to torture.
S.A. (a pseudonym given to her to protect her identity) was raped by a member of the Armed Forces in the late 2000s, during the armed conflict in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Andargachew “Andy” Tsege, UK citizen and father of three from London, was abducted under the orders of the Ethiopian authorities on 23 June 2014. He has remained in prison on death row in Ethiopia ever since.
Nazanin is a British-Iranian charity worker who has been arbitrarily detained in Iran since she was arrested on 3 April 2016. She remains in prison on unspecified charges, separated from her now three-year-old daughter and her husband.
This case concerns serious human rights violations suffered by four journalists in The Gambia, including torture, persecution, unlawful arrest and detention.