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On 28 March, Haidar Mahmoud Abderrahman Manis was arrested by security forces in Khartoum North, Sudan. He is being detained in an unknown location, and has no access to his family or a lawyer.
A human rights activist in Saudi Arabia is facing trial on 9 April 2012 on charges which criminalize the rights to freedom of expression and assembly.
A member of a family previously targeted by paramilitaries in northern Colombia has survived an attempt on his life. His life and the lives of his relatives are at risk.
Itsmania Pineda Platero, a human rights defender and blogger based in Tegucigalpa, has received death threats by phone and text message. Her life could be at risk.