We Did It! A Victory for VAWA
Faisal Mohammed Saleh, a prominent Sudanese journalist who faced harassment by the security services, was acquitted on 31 May of charges of non-compliance with a public agent.
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.
Andrés Carrión Álvarez, a government critic from Cuba, was released from prison after being charged with public disorder.
Prisoner of conscience José Daniel Ferrer García has been released after being held for nearly a month, on the condition that he give up his political activism.