Ali Mohamed al-Showaikh was deported from the Netherlands and arrested upon arrival at Bahrain International Airport.
Azerbaijani authorities brought new criminal charges against prisoner of conscience Mehman Huseynov.
The Pemón Indigenous communities in the Canaima National Park were targeted during a two-day military operation.
100 members of the Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, Sichuan province, detained after a raid by the police.
The State Security Chamber of the Federal Supreme Court of the UAE upheld its 10-year sentence against Ahmed Mansoor.
The National Police broke into the offices of Nicaraguan Centre for Human Rights (CENIDH).
Hassan al-Kontar has been granted asylum and arrived in Canada on 26 November 2018.
Turkish court lifted travel bans on 30 students facing terrorism-related charges for taking part in a peaceful protest.
Activist Xu Lin was sentenced to three years in prison for “picking quarrels and provoking trouble” on 7 December 2018.
Bahrain’s Cassation Court expected to issue its verdict in the case of prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab.