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Bahraini human rights activist Hussain Jawad was released on bail on 9 January, but is still facing trial on charges that relate solely to his exercise of his right to freedom of expression.
Banned student activist Maryam Shafi’ Pour has been detained for over five months on charges apparently related to her peaceful political activism.
Activists Ahmed Maher and Mohamed Adel, and blogger Ahmed Douma, are facing three years in prison for breaking Egypt’s repressive new protest law.
Qatari medical doctor Mahmoud al-Jaidah, who is facing an unfair trial in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has been ill-treated in prison.