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7 Jul 2016

UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention asks for release of Egyptian human rights activist and blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah, currently serving five years in prison for his participation in a peaceful demonstration.

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27 Jun 2016

MLDI and students from the University of Edinburgh’s Freedom of Expression Law Clinic, today filed petitions to the UNWGAD on behalf of imprisoned Vietnamese bloggers Nguyễn Hữu Vinh and Ngô Hào. 

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6 Jun 2016

on 3 June 2016, Burkinabe journalist Lohé Issa Konaté was awarded $70,000 in compensation for the harm he suffered as a result of his year-long detention for charges of criminal defamation.

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Amazing in-house job at , all the details can be found here: https://t.co/5GlZZxhHA6 5 days 14 hours ago
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RT : Powerful new report on torture, ill treatment of prisoners, inc journos, bloggers & activists in https://t.co/d7a1pCM4wM 1 week 3 days ago
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We worked with FOE clinic to petition the on behalf of two Vietnamese bloggers - https://t.co/p9x0jJyisc 1 week 6 days ago
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RT : UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention calls on Egyptian government to immediately release & pay reparations https://t.co/NpMypj9tYF 2 weeks 1 day ago