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Ismail "Hilath" Rasheed was attacked by men who slashed his throat, near his house in the capital, Malé. He survived but is at risk of further attacks and is in need of effective protection.
A Guatemalan anti-mining activist was shot on 13 June in the town of San José del Golfo, in the department of Guatemala. Other local mining activists may also be at risk.
Mehman Huseynov faces up to five years in jail on charges of “hooliganism”, despite eyewitnesses contradicting police claims. He appears to have been targeted for highlighting abuses in the country...
Syrian sports teacher Obaida Behaa’ al-Rakkadh has been missing since 26 February and may have been subjected to an enforced disappearance.