Ihar Tsikhanyuk, an openly gay man and gay rights activist, was having hospital treatment for a stomach ulcer when two police officers entered the hospital ward and asked him to go with them.
Jabeur Mejri was not afraid to express his views on religion.
The 550 people living in Nabi Saleh village are facing frequent violent repression from the Israeli army.
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.
Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega is serving an 18-year prison sentence for “terrorism”.