Nigerian Torture Survivor Freed!
Sayed Yousif Almuhafdah was released on 16 November. He had been arrested on 2 November for reportedly monitoring a gathering taking place and the police behavior towards protesters.
Narayan Reddy, part of a campaign against a South Korean company's intended acquisition of common lands used by local farmers to build a steel plant, was released on bail on 19 May after five months in prison.
Five Egyptian men were arrested by military police on 7 March after participating in a strike protesting bad work conditions and lack of job security.
Togolese students arrested on 28 March and 3 April, following demonstrations at the University of Kara, have been released without being brought to trial.