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Suhaib Hassan Swaidan was arrested on May 23 while volunteering with an ambulance crew. His brother, Abdullah, was arrested on 9 May. Both have been held incommunicado since their arrests.
Relatives of prisoners have not been allowed to visit their loved ones for over a week. They are concerned for the safety of the inmates after reports of violence and killings.
A lawyer in Karachaevo-Cherkessia (North Caucasus, Russia) is being unlawfully denied access to a client held incommunicado, and is receiving threats.
The lower house of Russia's parliament almost unanimously passed a bill severely limiting freedom of expression, assembly and association for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI...