Indonesian police arrest more than 34 people over "charges of treason" for attempting to raise the outlawed Morning Star flag, which represents the independence movement of West Papua Province.
Indonesian police detains nearly 400 protesters, some armed with molotov cocktails and sharp weapons. Demonstrations take place in at least 12 places, with police detaining 183 people outside local parliament in Palembang, and holding more than 200 protesters in the capital Jakarta.
A court in Indonesia sentences Chairman of the National Committee for West Papua Buchtar Tabuni and six others to 11 months in prison for treason. The seven men were charged after they joined anti-racism protests that swept across two provinces in Western New Guinea last August.
Federal prosecutors in Germany apply in a Schleswig-Holstein court for the extradition of Carles Puigdemont to Spain, arguing that the treason charges are valid according to German law, because, according to the prosecutors, "the violence in Catalonia on election day can be attributed to the wanted individual".
Soldiers directing traffic and at least six APCs have been spotted around Harare, a day after General Constantino Chiwenga intervened in attempt to prevent a purge within the ruling ZANU-PF party. The party has accused the general of treason.
An interim report by South Korean prosecutors implicates President Park Geun-hye in a political scandal involving her close friend Choi Soon-sil. Three people have been indicted in relation to the scandal. President Park cannot be indicted due to a constitutional provision preventing a sitting President being indicted except for treason or insurrection.
Shakil Afridi, a Pakistani physician who helped the CIA to track down Osama bin Laden by collecting DNA samples from residents of bin Laden's compound, is sentenced to 33 years' imprisonment for treason.