Radha Bhusal and Geeta Nepali, subjects of a recent AI Urgent Action, were freed on October 24, 2005 following a Supreme Court order that their detention was illegal. The two girls had been re-arrested by police on September 5th shortly after they were released on the order of the district court in Kapilvastu, in southern Nepal. The Supreme Court ordered their release on October 23rd. Thanks to all who sent appeals!
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Iran: Halt the Execution of Salar Shadizadi (UA 165/15)
Juvenile offender Salar Shadizadi remains at imminent risk of execution after a conviction for murder. He is currently held in solitary confinement in Lakan Prison, Rasht, northern Iran.
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