We Did It! A Victory for VAWA
Afghan journalist Nasto Naderi was released on bail on 8 May after being detained for broadcasting material criticizing the mayor of Kabul without proof.
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.