Nigerian Torture Survivor Freed!
Kuwaiti Bidun activists 'Abdulhakim al-Fadhli and 'Abdullah 'Atallah were released on 6
and 14 August, respectively.
Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen was released on June 5 at the end of his six year sentence for “inciting separatism.” Amnesty International supporters have campaigned untiringly for his freedom.
Amnesty International welcomed the release last week of prominent Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh. She was a prisoner of conscience and the subject of sustained activism by Amnesty International members and partners since her arrest in 2010.