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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

September 9, 2011

Liu Zhenggang, a designer working at internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei’s design firm, was released from detention on 24 June. He is now at his home in Beijing, China and is under surveillance.Liu Zhenggang was detained in early April along with Ai Weiwei and several of his other associates: Wen Tao, his friend and assistant, Zhang Jingsong, his cousin and driver, and Hu Mingfen, his accountant. Liu Zhenggang was detained for interrogation, during which he suffered a heart attack. He was then sent to Lanzhou Armed Police Hospital to recover.

January 13, 2011
Zhao Lianhai, a man who tried to seek justice for families affected by a tainted milk powder scandal in 2008, was released...
October 19, 2010
Tagyal, Tibetan scholar and writer, was released on bail on 14 October 2010. According to his lawyer, he has returned home.
March 31, 2010
Two Uighur brothers being held at Guantanamo, Bahtiyar Mahnut and Arkin Mahmud, were resettled in Switzerland.