Amnesty International is happy to report that Rebiya Kadeer was released from prison on March 17. Rebiya Kadeer is a successful businesswoman who was jailed for her efforts to publicize discrimination and human rights violations against China's Uighur minority.
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Two protesters left in custody, others freed (FU 322/13)
A Court in Cairo has ordered the release of all but one, Alaa Abdel Fattah, of the prisoners of conscience held since the peaceful protest in front of the Shura Council.
The participation of Afghan women in shaping their country’s future and engaging as equal partners will help improve and secure their political status, security, economic and social well-being, and uphold their human rights.