Amal Fathy sentenced to two years in prison and a large fine for her peaceful activism.
A human rights lawyer has been arrested, beaten and detained by police in Russia. He is a prisoner of conscience.
Prisoner of conscience Shahidul Alam has been denied bail. If tried and convicted he faces 14 years in jail.
An court has ordered the release on bail of four students. They still face up to four years in prison if found guilty.
Police in Istanbul used unnecessary and excessive force to disperse people taking part in a longstanding weekly vigil.
Ramin Hossein Panahi, was moved to Raja’i Shahr prison in preparation for his execution.
Kerbino Agok Wol, a South Sudanese businessman and philanthropist, has been languishing in detention since 27 April.
Bashir Ahmed Mohamed Babiker, a member of the South Sudanese civil society, was arrested by the National Security Service
Khairullo (Khayrullo) Mirsaidov was released in the courtroom, after spending more than eight months behind bars.
Muratbek Tungishbayev risks losing sight in his left eye due to failure to provide him with necessary medical care.