Prisoner of conscience Nestor Rodriguez Lobaina was released in July 2005, after five years and four months in prison. He had been detained in March 2000 and sentenced to a six year prison term for "disrespect," "public disorder," and "damage."
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Oman: Re-Arrested Activist Goes on Hunger Strike (UA 318/14)
Omani human rights activist Saeed Jaddad is being held incommunicado after he was re-arrested on 21 January. He is on hunger strike and believed to be in poor health. He is believed to be a prisoner of conscience and at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.