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Veteran activist Zhang Lin faces a possible five year prison sentence. He was detained for peacefully defending his daughter’s right to education. Zhang Lin has several health problems.
Brothers Khosro and Masoud Kordpour, both journalists from Iran’s Kurdish minority, were sentenced to prison terms of six years and three-and-a-half years after unfair trials.
Police officers closed the offices of Fundación Pachamama, an Ecuadorian NGO working on Indigenous Peoples and environmental rights.
Khaled al-Junaidi, was released without charge on 27 November. He had been detained since 6 November, possibly as a result of his peaceful political activism.