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11 people have been summoned for trial on 25 December under politically motivated charges relating to a protest on 15 July 2014. If convicted, they face up to 30 years’ imprisonment.
The Yanua kim Indigenous community in the Zamora Chinchipe province, south-eastern Ecuador, fear for their safety after one of their leaders was assassinated and his house raided by the police.
Shayam Brang Shawng, an ethnic Kachin man from Myanmar, is facing jail following his calls for the authorities to investigate the role of the Myanmar Army in the death of his daughter.
The Israeli authorities have revoked the residency of a Palestinian woman, Nadia Abu Jamal, and stripped her three children of their health care rights.