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Maryam Al-Khawaja was released on bail on 18 September. Her trial before the High Criminal Court has been scheduled for 1 October on a charge of “assaulting police officers”.
25 year old Ghoncheh Ghavami has been imprisoned since June 30, largely in solitary confinement, for peacefully protesting the ban on women attending Volleyball World League matches.
Activist Liu Ping was sentenced to six and a half years for organizing a demonstration. She is being denied the medical treatment she needs in detention; there are serious concerns for her health....
Amira Osman Hamed, a Sudanese women’s rights activist, continues to face charges of ‘indecent dress’ for refusing to wear a headscarf.