A round-up of human rights stories from around the world.
A lawyer in mainland China deregistered after taking up the case of one of the Hong Kong fugitives who were captured while trying to flee to Taiwan has been barred on national security grounds from leaving the country to attend an American fellowship programme.
The health of lawyer and activist Sudha Bharadwaj has been deteriorating in Byculla prison where she is lodged, her family and friends have said.
Palestinian lawyers have written to Nadav Argaman, the head of Shin Bet, to demand the Israeli intelligence agency stops sending threatening text messages to Palestinians it accuses of involvement in recent protests at the al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.
Two transgender women in Cameroon have been sentenced to five years in jail for contravening homosexuality laws.
Three Portuguese border guards have been jailed for beating to death a Ukrainian jobseeker after he arrived without a valid visa.
Thailand’s Department of Corrections has announced that thousands of inmates in Bangkok prisons have tested positive for Covid-19.
Legislation brought in by the Indian government is preventing non-profit organisations from supplying oxygen concentrators to those who desperately need them.
A dialogue table between Cali’s demonstrators, local authorities, and government representatives was lifted amid high tensions and no resolution ahead of a meeting of the National Strike Committee to evaluate starting a negotiation.