Nigerian Torture Survivor Freed!
Six Tunisian men convicted of “sodomy” were found guilty but not returned to prison on 3 March, after their sentence was reduced on appeal.
Joseph Afandi, a journalist with the El Tabeer daily newspaper who was held incommunicado by the South Sudanese National Security Service (NSS) since 29 December 2015 has been released.
Tunisian teacher Abdelfattah Said has been freed. His case was dismissed by a court of appeal on 5 February.
Iranian-American journalist Jason Rezaian was released from Tehran’s Evin Prison on 16 January, after being detained for 18 months on national security-related charges. He was a prisoner of conscience.