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On 9 April magazine editor, Bhekithemba Makhubu, and human rights lawyer, Thulani Maseko, were re-detained. They had spent 20 days in detention for criticizing a public official.
The trial of Ahmad Mshaima’ has resumed despite allegations of him being tortured in detention. There is been no known investigation into the matter and Ahmad's health is now deteriorating.
Detained journalist and prisoner of conscience Lu Maw Naing is in ill-health in a Myanmar prison. He and four others are on trial in connection with their journalistic activities.
POC Liu Hua, an anti-corruption activist who exposed abuses in China’s Re-Education Through Labor (RTL) system, has been criminally detained on charges of “picking quarrels and making troubles."...