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Prisoner of conscience Alexander Sodiqov was released on bail on 22 July in Tajikistan. He still faces a prison sentence. He has been targeted for his work as an academic researcher.
A migrant of Afro-descendant origin has been in prison in Mexico since 2009. He was tortured to falsely implicate himself. Amnesty International considers him a prisoner of conscience.
Eight Chin human rights defenders in Myanmar are facing imprisonment for peacefully protesting against impunity for sexual violence in Chin State.
Ahmad Mas’ad al-Ma’dawi, and Egyptian national, was arrested at Abu Dhabi’s International Airport as he was leaving the UAE on 13 January. His whereabouts are unknown.