Mordechai Vanunu blew the whistle on Israel’s nuclear arsenal. The information he provided was published in The Sunday Times in 1986. Vanunu served 18 years in prison.
Burning and looting of Muslim property and a mosque in PK 26 area, north of the capital Bangui in late January. © Amnesty International
On 3 June 2013, Hakan Yaman was walking home from work in Istanbul when he passed a public demonstration against police violence in Gezi Park.
Being a government critic can be dangerous in Bahrain. Thirteen men have been behind bars since 2011 for their activism and expressing their opinions.
Migrant workers' accomodation in Qatar © Shaival Dalal