We Did It! A Victory for VAWA
Syrian human rights lawyer Abdullah al-Khalil, who represents political prisoners and prisoners of conscience, was released on 28 March after being detained and possibly beaten.
A lower court ordered Bahraini activist Zainab Al-Khawaja to be released after paying a fine along with fellow activist Ma’suma Sayyid Sharaf on 29 May.
Dr. Mohamed al-Ammar, a peaceful advocate of democratic reform from Dera’a, southern Syria, was released on 22 April after spending more than one month in incommunicado detention.