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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Russian Federation: Environmental Activist Denied Parole (UA 14/14)
On 15 April, the Kirsanovskii District Court in Tambov Region rejected Yevgeniy Vitishko’s request for parole. His defense team is going to appeal the decision.