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Two main lawyers representing Azerbaijani human rights defender and prisoner of conscience Leyla Yunus have been removed from her case, while the third lawyer is facing criminal charges.
Syrian men Jadia Nofal and Omar al-Sha’ar were arrested by immigration officials on the Syrian side of the Lebanese-Syrian border. There are fears for their well-being.
Sergei Dolgov, who has been missing since his abduction by armed men in June, in Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, is reportedly being held in a military base and suffering from serious health issues.
Ghoncheh Ghavami has been sentenced to one year’s imprisonment in Iran and banned from foreign travel for two years for protesting for the right of women to attend sport events in Iran.