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Ali Isa al-Tajer’s detention has been extended by a further month. A forensic doctor referred him to see three consultants about his alleged torture. He has been examined by only one of them.
A Cairo appeal court confirmed on 27 January the two-year jail sentence imposed on five activists. The activists had been sentenced on 13 December on trumped-up charges.
Ahmad Mshaima’ has been released, after completing a one-year sentence for “publicly insulting the King of Bahrain”.
Vietnamese human rights defender Bùi Thị Minh Hằng is being denied medical treatment for various health problems, despite repeated requests. She is serving a three-year sentence on fabricated charg...