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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China: Disclose the Whereabouts of Tang Zhishun and Xing Qingxian (UA 225/15)
A 16-year-old whose parents are detained as part of a crackdown on legal activists in China has been placed under house arrest. He had crossed the border into Myanmar along with two activists, and all three were taken away by a group of uniformed officials on 6 October. The teenager was returned to China where he remains under house arrest. There has been no information about the whereabouts of the two activists.
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