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Leading activist Alaa Abd El Fattah and 24 other men were sentenced on 11 June to 15 years’
imprisonment and a fine of 100,000 Egyptian pounds (US$13,900) for taking part in a peaceful
Iranian trade unionist Reza Shahabi, a prisoner of conscience, has gone on hunger strike in protest at his transfer from Evin Prison in Tegran to Raja'i Shahr Prison in Karaj.
Two more human rights defenders from the community-based organization the Movement for Democracy Current Force have been arrested and detained in Myanmar for their peaceful activism.
Human rights lawyer Dr Mohammed al-Roken, a prisoner of conscience, is now being held in solitary confinement incommunicado. He may be at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.