We Did It! A Victory for VAWA
Louay Hussein was released on bail on 25 February
On 23 February, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals issued a stay of execution in the case of Rodney Reed, who was due to be put to death on 5 March for a murder in 1996 which he has consistently said he did not commit.
A Dominican man arbitrarily deported to Haiti on 19 February was able to return to his hometown in the Dominican Republic.
Women’s rights activist Souad al-Shammari was released on 29 January after three months of detention without charge. The conditions of her release and current legal status are unclear.