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Omani national Mahmoud al-Fazari was released without charge on 6 August.
Bhekithemba Makhubu, editor of Swaziland’s monthly news magazine The Nation and human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko were released on 30 June after spending over 15 months in detention.
Two South Sudanese pastors, Reverend Yat Michael and Reverend Peter Yen, were released on 5 August after being sentenced to time already served in Khartoum, Sudan. The two have been in detention si...
Five media workers have been released under a presidential amnesty in Myanmar. They had been serving two-year prison sentences for their peaceful journalistic activities.