Five men, all members of a pro-democracy organization in Cuba, have been released after almost three weeks in detention. They had been held in connection with their political beliefs and activities.
Get updates on Amnesty's work to protect human rights in the Americas.
Niger: Release Moussa Tchangari and Nouhou Azirka (UA 118/15)
Two human rights defenders, Moussa Tchangari and Nouhou Azirka, were arrested on 18 and 24 May respectively after making public statements on human rights violations during the state of emergency in the Diffa region in Niger and the poor working conditions of security forces. Both are being detained without charge in Niamey, Niger.