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

September 29, 2015

Journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were finally released on 23 September after Egypt’s president pardoned them.

August 20, 2015

Egyptian-American activist Mohamed Soltan was released from prison and deported to the United States on 30 May, after spending one year and nine months in jail in Egypt.

May 3, 2012

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.

April 18, 2012

George Ramzi Nakhla, a member of the "6 April Youth" protest movement, was released on 25 March 2012 after being detained and beaten by Egyptian security forces.