Egyptians living abroad will start voting in parliamentary elections tomorrow. But what is likely to change in Egypt? Since President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi took power in 2013, many dissidents have gone missing. We hear one man’s story.
Germany, along with four other Western nations, has slammed Egypt for the "ongoing detention" of a prominent human rights lawyer. Ibrahim Metwally was detained en route to a conference on forced disappearances.
A dissident wing of Turkey's ultra-nationalist party has unveiled a new breakaway movement which aims to challenge President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The "Good Party" may poach votes from three other parties.
Investigators in Argentina say they have found a body thought to be that of a protester who disappeared more than two months ago. Activists say Santiago Maldonado was last seen in the hands of paramilitary police.
Vietnam has cracked down further on dissent, arresting four rights activists on charges of trying to overthrow the government. Hanoi has already faced EU, US and UN calls to release bloggers and a lawyer.
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