Independent Nicaraguan newspaper Confidencial denounced acts of intimidation and espionage allegedly committed by the Nicaragua military.
Tajik lawyers Buzurgmehr Yorov and Nuriddin Mahkamov received lengthy prison sentences for representing members of the banned Islamic Renaissance Party.
The Cuban government has made more than 7,800 politically-motivated arrests in 2016, according to a recent report from a Cuban human rights group.
Thai authorities detained Joshua Wong at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport for 12 hours before forcibly returning him to Hong Kong.
Death threats to prominent journalists Sevinc Osmanqizi and Aynur Elgunesh should be publicly condemned by the Azerbaijani government.
Ethiopian security forces fired tear gas and live ammunition into crowd of more than a million people gathered at a religious celebration, resulting in more than 150 deaths.
Turkish authorities are ordered to block broadcasts by more than a dozen independent TV and radio outlets.