Nigerian Torture Survivor Freed!
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.
Cuban graffiti artist Danilo Maldonado Machado (‘El Sexto’) was released on 20 October after spending almost 10 months in prison without trial following accusations of “aggravated contempt”. Amnesty International considered him a prisoner of conscience.
South Korean student Joo Won-moon has been released by the North Korean authorities and has returned to South Korea.
Cuban prisoner of conscience Ciro Alexis Casanova Pérez was released from prison in Villa Clara province on 10 June.