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Syrian artist Youssef Abdelke and his friend Adnan al-Dibs have been detained incommunicado since their arrest by Syrian security forces in Tartus on 18 July.
Political activist ‘Ali Sayed al-Shihabi, a Palestinian refugee in Syria, was detained by Syrian authorities in December and subjected to enforced disappearance.
Former government minister Geldimurat Nurmuhammedov was released after nine months of forced medical treatment. He was likely targeted because of his political criticism.
Bahraini banker, activist and prisoner of conscience Mohammad Sanad al-Makina was arrested on 9 August. He faces charges including “inciting hatred against the regime”.