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More than 50 persons charged with sedition for leading an 18-month-long protest against a Russian-built nuclear plant risk arbitrary detention for planned protests during President Putin’s visit to...
Bahraini human rights activist Sayed Yousif Almuhafdah was arrested on 2 November 2012 for participating in an “illegal gathering” and “taking part in an unauthorized march”.
On 5 October, Geldimurat Nurmuhammedov was detained and sent to a drug rehabilitation center in Turkmenistan, where he may be subjected to forced medical treatment.
A Tajikistani national who was released from detention in Russia is believed to have been abducted and forcible returned to Tajikistan. Another, soon to be released, is at risk of the same.