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A man currently on hunger strike has been detained without charge or trial for 20 months in Erbil. Authorities accuse him of leaking information about election rigging to a newspaper.
Russian lawyer Farid Murtazin could be stripped off his advocate status following a complaint from the Investigation Committee, though he denies the allegations.
Syrian artist Youssef Abdelke and his friend Adnan al-Dibs have been detained incommunicado since their arrest by Syrian security forces in Tartus on 18 July.
Political activist ‘Ali Sayed al-Shihabi, a Palestinian refugee in Syria, was detained by Syrian authorities in December and subjected to enforced disappearance.