TAGS: Individuals at Risk, Urgent Action Network • Freedom of Expression, Freedom Voices, Prisoners and People at Risk: Detention and Imprisonment, Prisoners of Conscience • Africa, Somaliland •
Urgent Action Victory! Poet Acquitted and Released (Somaliland: UA 17.19)
Abdirahman Ibrahim Adan, a poet in Somaliland, was released on 25 February. He had been arrested and detained on 12 January after reciting a poem the previous day in which he called on the Somaliland government to reform its prisons and criminal justice system.