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Suhaib Hassan Swaidan was arrested on May 23 while volunteering with an ambulance crew. His brother, Abdullah, was arrested on 9 May. Both have been held incommunicado since their arrests.
Relatives of prisoners have not been allowed to visit their loved ones for over a week. They are concerned for the safety of the inmates after reports of violence and killings.
A lawyer in Karachaevo-Cherkessia (North Caucasus, Russia) is being unlawfully denied access to a client held incommunicado, and is receiving threats.
Fourteen women held in prison were released on 26 April, but have been told that they may be charged in the future. 20 other women continue to be held in prison, without charge or access to a lawye...