On 31 December 2018, Bahrain’s Court of Cassation upheld the five-year prison sentence of Nabeel Rajab.
Human rights defender Zhen Jianghua convicted of “inciting subversion of state power”, sentenced to two years in prison.
The Chechen authorities have unleashed a new wave of attacks on people believed to be gay or lesbian.
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).