Good News! - Chad: Djeralar Miankeol Released (UA 138/15)
July 30, 2015
Djeralar Miankeol, Chadian land rights activist and Amnesty International prisoner of conscience, was released on 28 July. The Moundou Court of Appeal overturned an earlier High Court verdict that had found him guilty of insulting the judiciary and dropped all charges against him.
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