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This news release has been updated to reflect that not all Al-Kani brothers were known to oppose Gaddafi.
Update (January 7, 2021): Turkey’s parliament voted to approve the draft law without significant modification, and it entered into force on December 31, 2020.
Correction: The news release was updated to reflect that, “The bill was passed with small modifications after a single debate and entered into force on December 22,” where it previously noted that, “The bill was passed with small modifications after a single debate and will became law as soon as it is published in the Official Gazette.”
The chapter cited the Cuban Center for Human Rights as the source for the number of political prisoners being held by the Cuban government. The text has been corrected to reflect the fact that the figure originally came from the group Prisoners Defenders.
Correction: The news release had improperly stated that the Office of the Prosecutor’s decided that “it is reasonable to believe that crimes against humanity have been committed in Venezuela.” This has been corrected to clarify that “there is a reasonable basis to believe that crimes against humanity have been committed in Venezuela.”
The date of Zam's arrest statement was updated to October 14, 2019.
The number of countries that called on the US to rescind the executive order or lift the sanctions at the November review of the US human rights record in the context of the Universal Periodic Review is ten.
The name of Mohamed Ali Bouchiba's group has been updated to "Bloggers Without Chains."
An earlier version of this story contained an incorrect sub-headline.