We Did It! A Victory for VAWA
Women’s rights activist Souad al-Shammari was released on 29 January after three months of detention without charge. The conditions of her release and current legal status are unclear.
Andrés Carrión Álvarez, a government critic from Cuba, was released from prison after being charged with public disorder.
A lower court ordered Bahraini activist Zainab Al-Khawaja to be released after paying a fine along with fellow activist Ma’suma Sayyid Sharaf on 29 May.