Nigerian Torture Survivor Freed!
Disabled student Israa al-Taweel has been freed from house arrest, as security measures against her have been reduced.
An appeal court has upheld the acquittal of women’s human rights defender Azza Soliman and 16 others who witnessed the killing of Egyptian activist Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh.
Journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were finally released on 23 September after Egypt’s president pardoned them.
Egyptian-American activist Mohamed Soltan was released from prison and deported to the United States on 30 May, after spending one year and nine months in jail in Egypt.