Server Mustafayev, a Crimean Tatar human rights defender, was sentenced by a Russian military court on 16 September.
Geelaman Pashteen, human rights activist and supporter of Pakistan’s Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) was released.
On 20 October, the Slovak Parliament rejected a bill that would have further obstructed access to safe abortion care.
The eviction of the PIKPA refugee shelter in Lesvos was carried out in the morning of 30 October.
Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez publicly committed to present a bill to Congress to legalise abortion.
Yana Antonova, a pediatrician and a human rights defender from Krasnodar, southern Russia, was convicted on 2 October.
Azimjan Askarov died on 25 July in prison in Kyrgyzstan after showing symptoms of Covid-19.
On 2 October 2020, five activists who were charged for “unauthorised gathering” were granted a discharge.
Siberian shaman Aleksandr Gabyshev was released from psychiatric detention on 22 July.