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From TheJournal.ie Whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from US prison Freed

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from US prison

Manning was jailed in early March for refusing to testify in a grand jury investigation .

From TheJournal.ie British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe jailed in Iran is granted temporary release Iran

British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe jailed in Iran is granted temporary release

She is serving a five-year jail sentence for alleged sedition – a charge she has always denied.

From TheJournal.ie American man and his wife arrive in US after being held in Venezuela jail for almost two years Freed

American man and his wife arrive in US after being held in Venezuela jail for almost two years

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered the couple’s release as a “gesture” aimed at promoting dialogue between Caracas and Washington.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa: I didn't rip up my passport and I don't support Muslim Brotherhood Late Late Show

Ibrahim Halawa: I didn't rip up my passport and I don't support Muslim Brotherhood

Appearing on the Late Late Show, Halawa – who spent over four years incarcerated in an Egyptian prison without being properly tried – denied having any support for the ousted Muslim Brotherhood.

From TheJournal.ie 'The nightmare is over': Ibrahim Halawa has been released from prison in Egypt Homeward Bound

'The nightmare is over': Ibrahim Halawa has been released from prison in Egypt

The 21-year-old spent more than four years in jail.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's nice outside' - Man wrongly convicted of double murder freed after 23 years Kansas

'It's nice outside' - Man wrongly convicted of double murder freed after 23 years

“The investigation was hasty and superficial,” said the Midwest Innocence Project, which helped free McIntyre.

From TheJournal.ie OJ Simpson has been released from prison Parole

OJ Simpson has been released from prison

Simpson plans to relocate to Florida following his release from the medium-security prison.

From TheJournal.ie Iceland's jailed bankers say they were scapegoats for the financial crisis Financial Crisis

Iceland's jailed bankers say they were scapegoats for the financial crisis

They’re taking their cases to the European Court of Human Rights.

From TheJournal.ie Syria fighter Joshua Molloy has been released and is coming home to Ireland Middle East

Syria fighter Joshua Molloy has been released and is coming home to Ireland

The 24-year-old has been held in Iraq for over a week.

From TheJournal.ie Belfast-born man freed from prison in US after 1957 murder charge overturned Jack Mccullough

Belfast-born man freed from prison in US after 1957 murder charge overturned

Jack McCullough was convicted of the crime in 2012 and served almost five years in prison.

From TheJournal.ie Crisis averted as Iran releases 10 US sailors found in territorial waters Freed

Crisis averted as Iran releases 10 US sailors found in territorial waters

The incident began after two Navy patrol boats drifted into Iranian territory late yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie US hostage released in Syria after two years Freed

US hostage released in Syria after two years

Peter Theo Curtis is believed to have been released in the Golan Heights region.

From TheJournal.ie Five charity workers released after five months in captivity in Syria Released

Five charity workers released after five months in captivity in Syria

In Aleppo 40 doctors are left to treat 2.5 million people. Before the war, there were 2,000.

From TheJournal.ie French hostage freed from Syria says he is "very happy to be free" Freed

French hostage freed from Syria says he is "very happy to be free"

Didier Francois was one of four Frenchmen kidnapped in Syria ten months ago.

From TheJournal.ie Woman freed after 32 years in jail for homicide - thanks to law students Killing

Woman freed after 32 years in jail for homicide - thanks to law students

Mary Virginia Jones claims she was innocent of charges of homicide, kidnapping and robbery.

From TheJournal.ie "If that's the way the cookie crumbles": Margaretta D'Arcy says she'll go back to prison if she has to Released

"If that's the way the cookie crumbles": Margaretta D'Arcy says she'll go back to prison if she has to

The veteran peace activist was released from Mountjoy women’s prison this morning. She’s due back before the courts on a separate charge in three month’s time.

From TheJournal.ie Another Pussy Riot member has been freed in Russia after amnesty Pussy Riot

Another Pussy Riot member has been freed in Russia after amnesty

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova was today freed hours after Maria Alyokhina was released. The third band member, Yekaterina Samutsevich, was freed months into her sentence.

From TheJournal.ie Three Halawa sisters released after almost 3 months in Egypt Freed

Three Halawa sisters released after almost 3 months in Egypt

However the fourth sibling, Ibrahim Halawa, remains in custody in Egypt.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt's ousted leader Hosni Mubarak released from prison Freed

Egypt's ousted leader Hosni Mubarak released from prison

Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi had ordered that Mubarak be put under house arrest after a wave of violence.

From TheJournal.ie Aid workers kidnapped in Kenya safely released Kenya

Aid workers kidnapped in Kenya safely released

The four were working with the Norwegian Refugee Council when they were abducted and one of their colleagues was killed during an ambush last week.

From TheJournal.ie Kidnapped British woman freed by Somali pirates Free

Kidnapped British woman freed by Somali pirates

Judith Tebbutt and her husband David were kidnapped in September. David was killed during the attack – a fact Judith, who spent six months in captivity, did not find out until weeks after.

From TheJournal.ie Iranian authorities free detained journalist Dorothy Parvaz Freed

Iranian authorities free detained journalist Dorothy Parvaz

The Al Jazeera journalist had been detained 19 days ago when she arrived in Syria before then being sent to Iran.