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On 25 February, conscientious objector Murat Kanatlı was imprisoned for 10 days after refusing to take part in military training.
Prominent Uighur scholar, Ilham Tohti, has been formally arrested and charged with “separatism” in China.
Iranian graduate student Hamid Babaei, serving a six-year sentence for “acting against national security by communicating with hostile governments.” His wife is also at risk of arrest.
Student Ranim Khalil Ma’touq and human rights lawyer Jihan Amin were arrested by members of the Syrian security forces on 17 February. Their current whereabouts are unknown.