August 9, 2016

Detained Student Activist Released!

Phyoe Phyoe Aung was detained in Myanmar after helping to organize largely peaceful student protests. After 394,000 actions on h

Recent Victories

February 8, 2012

Hassan Ba’oom, leader of a political opposition group in southern Yemen, was released without charge along with his son Fawaz Ba’oom on 7 December 2011. They had been detained incommunicado since 20 February 2011.

January 14, 2011
Zahra Salih was released on 11 January. She had been held incommunicado for over two months. She is an activist in the...
December 20, 2010
An alleged juvenile offender in Yemen has had his execution halted, and his case will now be re-examined by the courts....
July 14, 2010

On July 13, 2010 Guantánamo prisoner Mohammed al-Odaini was released from Guantánamo back to his home country of Yemen.