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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

April 13, 2016

Prisoner of conscience Mahmoud Mohamed Ahmed Hussein was released on 25 March after spending more than two years in detention without trial.

June 15, 2015

Prisoner of conscience Dr Mahmoud al-Jaidah was pardoned on 22 May and deported to Qatar. He had been serving a seven-year prison sentence.

March 16, 2015

Turkish citizen of Palestinian origin, Dr Amer al-Shawa, was released from detention on 13 February after 135 days of enforced disappearance. He was deported to Turkey.

April 18, 2012

George Ramzi Nakhla, a member of the "6 April Youth" protest movement, was released on 25 March 2012 after being detained and beaten by Egyptian security forces.