A 20 year-old man, Manik, was released from detention on 29 March 2011. He had been held without charge in Bangladesh since 8 March.
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Maryam Al-Khawaja was released on bail on 18 September. Her trial before the High Criminal Court has been scheduled for 1 October on a charge of “assaulting police officers”.
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The human rights defender is home again -- and her husband believes she was freed thanks to continued pressure on China from activists around the world.