Human rights defender Joaquín Elo Ayeto is in urgent need of medical assistance while in detention at Black Beach Prison.
On 6 August 2019, members of the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) arrested former Bahraini parliamentarian.
Senegalese activist Guy Marius Sagna was charged with ‘false alert of terrorism’ on 5 August.
On 22 June 2019, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) forcibly returned Rashid Hussain Brohi to Pakistan.
Politicians and others have been arbitrarily detained over charges that relate to their peaceful political activities.
The youth prisoners of conscience are being prosecuted for trying to organise a peaceful protest in November 2017.
Wei Zhili and Ke Chengbing have been held in incommunicado detention since March 2019.
Dr. Scott Warren was facing 20 years in prison for providing humanitarian aid to migrants.
The Sri Lankan Supreme Court suspended all execution warrants until 29 October, the next date of hearing.
Academic Ahmadreza Djalali has been subjected to enforced disappearance and is under pressure to “confess” to new crimes.