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Victory
June 15, 2015

Prisoner of conscience Dr Mahmoud al-Jaidah was pardoned on 22 May and deported to Qatar. He had been serving a seven-year prison sentence.

Victory
June 15, 2015

Three Emirati sisters were released on 15 May in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). They had been secretly detained since 15 February. Their brother is a prisoner of conscience.

Press Release
June 12, 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Louisiana announced that they would continue a stay of a U.S. District Judge's decision to release Albert Woodfox.

Victory
June 11, 2015

Women’s rights defender Mahdieh Golrou was released from Tehran’s Evin Prison after three months detained for peaceful demonstrations. She was a prisoner of conscience.

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