Vladimir Gheorgievich Akimenkov, Artiom Victorovich Saviolov and Mikhail Aleksandrovich Kosenko were detained during a protest in Bolotnaya Square, Moscow, on 6 May 2012, but released shortly after
Jabeur Mejri was not afraid to express his views on religion.
On 3 June 2013, Hakan Yaman was walking home from work in Istanbul when he passed a public demonstration against police violence in Gezi Park.
Being a government critic can be dangerous in Bahrain. Thirteen men have been behind bars since 2011 for their activism and expressing their opinions.
Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega is serving an 18-year prison sentence for “terrorism”.