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Political activist Obaid Yousef al-Zaabi has been detained in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) since 23 June, despite being acquitted that day by the Federal Supreme Court.
On May 14, security forces in Caracas detained at least 100 people involved in ongoing anti-government demonstrations.
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.
The Director of Casa Alianza Honduras was beaten and detained by military police on 8 May. He believes his mistreatment was in retaliation for speaking out against violence against children.