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This document has been updated to reflect new sanctions measures taken by the UK government on February 18, 2021.
This news release has been corrected to reflect the correct amount of time Smith spent in UAE detention
Please note this press release has been updated with the following line: ‘In the video, a woman later identified by medical staff as Mya Thwe Thwe Khine
Clarification: Additional material was added to compare the findings of the new OHCHR report with the 2014 COI report.
This dispatch has been corrected to reflect the accurate amount of time Navalny will have to serve.
Update (February 5, 2021): In a blow to freedom of association and the right of workers to organize and carry out their activities without government interference, the Specialized Interdistrict Economic Court in Shymkent on February 5 suspended the independent Industrial Trade Union of Fuel and Energy Workers for six months for allegedly failing to register in accordance with Kazakhstan’s restrictive trade union law.
Update January 28, 2021: On January 27, 2021 the Greek Ministry of Migration and Asylum’s press office shared by email with media outlets and with Human Rights Watch a 79-page document detailing the results from the soil sample testing conducted in late November 2020.
This news release was corrected to reflect that police arrested 20 working with Citizen Watch-IT and the Women’s Democracy Network on January 14, 2020.
The dispatch was updated to remove reference to legal amendments adopted in 2015. The changes to the administrative code requiring nongovernmental organizations to report on receipt and expenditure of foreign funds was adopted in July 2016.
This news release has been updated to reflect that not all Al-Kani brothers were known to oppose Gaddafi.