We Did It! A Victory for VAWA
Turkish journalists Adem Özköse and Hamit Coskun arrived back in Turkey on 13 May after being detained in Syria for two months.
After being jailed for leading a seven-year campaign against the forcible land acquisition for a $12b steel plant, Abhay Sahoo was released on bail in early April. h
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.
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.