A dual citizen of the UK and Pakistan, Moazzam Begg was one of the first foeign nationals to be detained by the US after September 11, 2001. He was held without charge or trial until his release in January of 2005. Urgent Action # UA 199/03 was issued on his (and other's) behalf on July 8, 2003 and re-issued several times.
Human rights lawyer, Arão Bula Tempo, was conditionally released on 13 May. However, human rights activist, José Marcos Mavungo, remains in detention at Cabinda civil prison (Cadeia Civil de Comarca de Cabinda) as authorities continue to conduct investigations into his case. They have both been charged separately with crimes against the security of the state and risk jail sentences of between 10 – 15 years.