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Two men forced their way into the home of Blanca Nubia Díaz, demanding to see one of her daughters. Both women have faced threats as they campaign for justice in a case of sexual violence.
A Cairo court of appeal handed down reduced prison sentences to human rights defender Yara Sallam, activist Sanaa Ahmed Seif and 20 others on 28 December.
Khadija Ismayilova was placed under pre-trial detention on 5 December on a politically motivated charge. The authorities also suspended the license of Khadija Ismayilova’s lawyer on 10 December....
Zainab Al-Khawaja was sentenced on 9 December to one year and four months’ imprisonment for “insulting a public servant” and “destroying government property”.