Andrés Carrión Álvarez, a government critic from Cuba, was released from prison after being charged with public disorder.
Prisoner of conscience José Daniel Ferrer García has been released after being held for nearly a month, on the condition that he give up his political activism.
Togolese students arrested on 28 March and 3 April, following demonstrations at the University of Kara, have been released without being brought to trial.
Amnesty International is urging China to ensure that Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng’ safety and of his family and friends is guaranteed. Chen made a bold escape from illegal house arrest and news...