After more than five months of detention, prisoner of conscience Serikzhan Bilash was released from house arrest.
Lawrence Swearingen, who has been on death row in Texas, USA since 2000, was executed on 21 August 2019.
At least 15 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) including two children are suffering from gunshot wounds and
Journalist Amade Abubacar’s pre-trial hearing at the Cabo Delgado Provincial Court ended on 25 July.
Bloggers Cheikh Jiddou and Abderrahmane Weddady had their case dismissed after a judge dropped all charges against them.
On 27 July 2019, Ali Mohamed Hakeem al-Arab, Ahmed Isa Ahmed Isa al-Malali and another man were executed by firing squad.
The sentence against Danish Jehovah’s Witness Dennis Christensen was upheld on 23 May.
Pride events planned in June and July in several Turkish cities were prevented by the authorities following unlawful bans
Russian authorities brought unfounded charges against more than a dozen individuals that carry lengthy prison sentences.
15 refugees and asylum seekers have been arbitrarily detained for more than seven months.