Human rights defenders, activists, journalists and former employees are facing criminal defamation lawsuits for comments.
Journalist and human rights defender Nguyen Van Hoa was convicted and sentenced to seven years in prison in December 2017
Police charged prominent activists Parit Penguin Chiwarak, Sirawit ‘Ja New’ Seritiwat, and Phayaw Akkahad with defamation
Human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong remains under heavy surveillance, despite having been released from prison in February
US Border Patrol agents arrested Dr. Scott Warren, a 36-year old Human Rights Defender and humanitarian aid volunteer.
Three journalists were summoned for a hearing by the Intelligence Services for revealing a national defence secret.
On 26 April, two unknown men on motorbikes, presumably belonging to a local gang, circled the office of Pierre Espérance.
Iranian-Swedish academic Ahmadreza Djalali needs urgent specialized medical care unavailable inside prison.
Maria Ressa, human rights defender, was formally charged in court for one count of cyber libel.
11 Saudi women activists on trial before the Criminal Court in Riyadh risk being sentenced to prison.