Due to new information, Amnesty no longer believes Osama Muhana al-Tamimi has been targeted by the Bahraini government.
A 29-year-old lawyer, representing arrested protesters, was abducted by armed men on 6 Oct. His whereabouts are unknown.
The Honduran government has agreed to new and continued protective measures for members of the Río Blanco community.
Human rights defender continues to be detained after being tried for "defamation" and "threats" against the president.
Attacks on representatives and staff linked to opposition parties in Venezuela’s National Assemblybegan in December.
Uzbekistani blogger and human rights defender Nafosat Olloshkurova has been released from forced psychiatric detainment.
The death penalty has been upheld in the case of two men who gave confessions under torture.
Five pro-democracy activists were released on 19 December 2019.
Nigerian authorities continue to detain human rights defenders facing trumped-up treason charges.
Award winning human rights defender Leyner Palacios is being threatened by illegal armed groups, and needs protection.
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