Nigerian Torture Survivor Freed!
Political activist Htin Kyaw has been released from prison following a Presidential pardon in Myanmar on 17 April.
Kachin peace activist Patrick Kum Jaa Lee has been released on 1 April after serving his 6 months sentence. He was imprisoned for a Facebook post mocking the Myanmar army.
Activist Chaw Sandi Tun has been released on 30 March after serving her 6 months sentence. She was imprisoned for a Facebook post mocking the Myanmar army.
Syrian refugee M.K., who had been arbitrarily detained at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen airport since 9 November 2015, was released on 29 March. He is required to go to the central Anatolian province of Aksaray to await a decision on his international protection application. He will not be detained while awaiting the decision.