Abdel Rahman al-Shaghouri was released on August 31, 2005, one week after the end of his sentence. He has returned home to his family and is said to be in good health. Amnesty International USA championed 'Abdel Rahman al-Shaghouri's case through the Holiday Action in 2004.
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Myanmar: Media Workers Arrested Over News Story
Five media workers in Myanmar are facing imprisonment over the publication of a news story. They are prisoners of conscience, detained for peacefully exercising their right to freedom of expression.
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