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On 15 December, Human Rights Watch called on Thailand authorities to provide necessary medical treatment to Thanet Anatavong who was arrested in his sickbed and has been held in military custody since 13 December.
Human rights activist and lawyer Pu Zhiqiang was put on trial in Beijing. He has been under arrest for more than year and a half.
On 7 December, the first report on how European states are protecting children against sexual abuse in the circle of trust was published. New report on sexual abuse of children recommends covering all perpetrators by law and improving data collection.
On 1 December, in Sanaa, gunmen abducted two staff members of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) which provides assistance to citizens affected by the local armed conflict.
On 1 December, Human Rights Watch reported that journalist Ismail al-Iskandrani who had reported on Islamist movements and developments in the Sinai Peninsula was unlawfully arrested in Egypt.
In 2015, Hungary has been confronted with an unprecedented task in the field of migration. 400,000 people arrived at its borders in search of international protection.
In 2015 sharp increase in the number of death sentences due to the arbitrary and secretive nature of court decisions is fixed in Saudi Arabia, said media.
On 26 November, Chinese media reported that journalist Gao Yu jailed for leaking state secrets has received a reduced sentence from seven years to five years in prison.
Reporters Without Borders called on Bahraini authorities to overturn the sentence of freelance photographer Sayed Ahmed Al Mousawi who was sentenced on 23 November to 10 years in prison on a terrorism charge for covering pro-democracy demonstrations.
On 20 November, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution introduced by France that calls on states to redouble efforts to prevent and suppress terrorist attacks by the extremist militant groups, the BBC reported on Saturday.