Nigerian Torture Survivor Freed!
After being jailed for leading a seven-year campaign against the forcible land acquisition for a $12b steel plant, Abhay Sahoo was released on bail in early April. h
Faisal Mohammed Saleh, a prominent Sudanese journalist who faced harassment by the security services, was acquitted on 31 May of charges of non-compliance with a public agent.
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.