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Community leader U Sein Than has received four further sentences for participating in a series of peaceful protests. He now faces two years’ imprisonment.
Human rights lawyer Anum Siregar was attacked by an unknown person in Wamena, Papua province. She is currently defending a tribal leader who is a prisoner of conscience.
On 15 September a Cairo criminal court released on bail three activists. They are standing retrial alongside 22 other defendants for defying Egypt’s repressive protest law.
Human rights defender Yara Sallam, activist Sanaa Ahmed Seif and 21 others standing trial for breaching Egypt’s repressive protest law, remain detained as their trial is adjourned to 11 October....