Claude Yabanda, a senior member of an opposition political party called the Patriotic Front for Progress, was released from prison on November 11. He had been detained since April 2006 on account of his peaceful political activities. Claude was featured in AIUSA's Holiday Card action. Many thanks to all who send letters of support.
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Saudi Arabia: Imprisoned Human Rights Lawyer Attacked (UA 98/14)
Imprisoned human rights lawyer, Waleed Abu al-Khair has been attacked by a fellow prisoner and harassed by the prison authorities. He is a prisoner of conscience and should be released immediately and unconditionally.