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Independent Azerbaijani journalist and human rights defender, Ilgar Nasibov, who was brutally attacked on 21 August, is himself accused of assault.
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.
Opposition politicians, human rights activists, lawyers, students, and many more are at risk of arbitrary arrest and imprisonment after an alarming rise in the use of the draconian Sedition Act....
If signed, a new Criminal Code amendment in Gambia would increase the punishment for "aggravated homosexuality" to life in prison.