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August 9, 2016

Detained Student Activist Released!

Phyoe Phyoe Aung was detained in Myanmar after helping to organize largely peaceful student protests. After 394,000 actions on h

Recent Victories

February 28, 2012

Former prisoner of conscience José Daniel Ferrer García told Amnesty International how he had been arrested in Havana on 21 February and held in police custody. He was transferred to a detention facility in the province of Camagüey the following day, and then to the province of Santiago de Cuba on 23 February before being released without charge on 24 February. While detained he was threatened with imprisonment if he continued his dissident activities as coordinator of the umbrella group of dissident organizations Patriotic Union of Cuba (Unión Patriótica de Cuba, UNPACU).

September 8, 2010
Five men, all members of a pro-democracy organization in Cuba, have been released after almost three weeks in detention....
June 25, 2010
Darsi Ferrer was released from detention in the Cuban capital, Havana, on June 22nd. He had spent almost a year in a maximum...
August 19, 2005
Prisoner of conscience Nestor Rodriguez Lobaina was released in July 2005, after five years and four months in prison.