Detained Student Activist Released!
Lawyer Ren Quanniu, who was criminally detained on suspicion of "picking quarrels and provoking trouble", has been released on bail. Please stop sending appeals at this time.
The Cabinda Provincial Tribunal dismissed the criminal charges against human rights lawyer Arão Bula Tempo on 12 July.
Prisoner of conscience U Gambira was released on 1 July after all charges against him were dropped by courts in Myanmar.
Zainab al-Khawaja and her son were released from prison in Bahrain on humanitarian grounds on 31 May. She left Bahrain for Denmark on 7 June after receiving information that she could face new charges if she remained in Bahrain.