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Iran releases seized South Korean oil tanker ahead of nuclear deal talks
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Iran releases seized South Korean oil tanker ahead of nuclear deal talks

Apr 9th 2021, 9:10 AM 9,349 Views 6 Comments

The MT Hankuk Chemi, held in Iran since January, sailed away from an Iranian port city early this morning.

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from US prison
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Whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from US prison

May 10th 2019, 11:41 AM 34,013 Views 47 Comments

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

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

Aug 23rd 2018, 3:33 PM 15,257 Views 12 Comments

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

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

May 27th 2018, 6:30 PM 22,768 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Nov 3rd 2017, 10:18 PM 73,951 Views 185 Comments

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.

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

Oct 20th 2017, 7:35 AM 58,277 Views 310 Comments

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

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

Oct 14th 2017, 11:44 AM 25,835 Views 36 Comments

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

OJ Simpson has been released from prison
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OJ Simpson has been released from prison

Oct 1st 2017, 10:40 AM 32,258 Views 36 Comments

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

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

Apr 1st 2017, 8:30 AM 14,642 Views 22 Comments

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

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

Apr 24th 2016, 11:15 AM 24,775 Views 208 Comments

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

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

Apr 18th 2016, 1:24 PM 22,904 Views 34 Comments

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

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

Jan 13th 2016, 11:52 AM 16,235 Views 34 Comments

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

US hostage released in Syria after two years
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US hostage released in Syria after two years

Aug 25th 2014, 4:15 PM 15,382 Views 57 Comments

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

Five charity workers released after five months in captivity in Syria
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Five charity workers released after five months in captivity in Syria

May 15th 2014, 9:55 PM 5,201 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Apr 19th 2014, 12:10 PM 3,813 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Mar 26th 2014, 12:21 PM 16,017 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Mar 22nd 2014, 2:35 PM 12,770 Views 116 Comments

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.

Another Pussy Riot member has been freed in Russia after amnesty
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Another Pussy Riot member has been freed in Russia after amnesty

Dec 23rd 2013, 6:48 AM 9,800 Views 38 Comments

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

Three Halawa sisters released after almost 3 months in Egypt
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Three Halawa sisters released after almost 3 months in Egypt

Nov 14th 2013, 1:17 PM 8,651 Views 74 Comments

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

Egypt's ousted leader Hosni Mubarak released from prison
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Egypt's ousted leader Hosni Mubarak released from prison

Aug 22nd 2013, 4:35 PM 2,968 Views 7 Comments

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

Aid workers kidnapped in Kenya safely released
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Aid workers kidnapped in Kenya safely released

Jul 2nd 2012, 3:38 PM 2,464 Views 0 Comments

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.

Kidnapped British woman freed by Somali pirates
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Kidnapped British woman freed by Somali pirates

Mar 22nd 2012, 2:31 PM 2,611 Views 7 Comments

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.

Iranian authorities free detained journalist Dorothy Parvaz
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Iranian authorities free detained journalist Dorothy Parvaz

May 18th 2011, 2:54 PM 233 Views 0 Comments

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