Detained Student Activist Released!
Eight students from the Holy Quran University in Omdurman arrested and detained on 14 November 2015 by the National Intelligence Security (NISS) have been released.
A Swedish national who had been held in secret detention since 3 January on suspicion of “endangering state security” has been released and deported to Sweden. His girlfriend has also been released, and remains in China.
Manuel Trujillo and Manuela Pacheco, community leaders in San Pablo de Amalí, central Ecuador, have been acquitted of the unsubstantiated charges of organized terrorism.
Disabled student Israa al-Taweel has been freed from house arrest, as security measures against her have been reduced.