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.
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Myanmar: Six Months in Prison for Peaceful Protest (UA 75/15)
Two members of the Movement for Democracy Current Force (MDCF) and two other individuals have been jailed in Myanmar solely for their participation in a peaceful protest against proposed electricity price rises. They are prisoners of conscience who must be immediately and unconditionally released. One of the four is facing a further prison term for participating in a separate peaceful protest.