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Syrian writer Jihad As’ad Mohamed has not been heard from since 10 August, when he was arrested on his way to visit his family.
Prisoner of conscience Anas Barghouti was released on bail, and is facing trial before a military court and if convicted could be imprisoned for up to 18 months.
Qatar’s highest court has upheld the conviction and 15-year prison sentence of a poet and prisoner of conscience whose poetry was deemed offensive to the state and its ruler.
Fa’eq ‘Ali Asa’d, who has not been seen since 7 October, suffers from kidney problems and it is not clear whether he has access to medical attention.