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Two children and three male adults continue to be held in a prison in Bahrain after they participated in a protest in July. Their trial before the High Criminal Court in Manama started on 16 Octobe...
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.
Convictions against the former president and vice-president of the Bahrain Teachers’ Association (BTA), were upheld on 21 October. However, their prison sentences were reduced.