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# freed - Friday 9 April, 2021

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

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

Apr 9th 2021, 9:10 AM 9,351 Views 6 Comments

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

# freed - Friday 10 May, 2019

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from US prison
# Freed
# Freed

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from US prison

May 10th 2019, 11:41 AM 34,021 Views 47 Comments

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

# freed - Thursday 23 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 23rd 2018, 3:33 PM 15,260 Views 12 Comments

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

# freed - Sunday 27 May, 2018

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

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

May 27th 2018, 6:30 PM 22,772 Views 23 Comments

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

# freed - Friday 3 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 3rd 2017, 10:18 PM 73,976 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.

# freed - Friday 20 October, 2017

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

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

Oct 20th 2017, 7:35 AM 58,280 Views 310 Comments

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

# freed - Saturday 14 October, 2017

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

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

Oct 14th 2017, 11:44 AM 25,836 Views 36 Comments

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

# freed - Sunday 1 October, 2017

OJ Simpson has been released from prison
# Parole
# Parole

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.

# freed - Saturday 1 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 1st 2017, 8:30 AM 14,668 Views 22 Comments

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

# freed - Sunday 24 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 24th 2016, 11:15 AM 24,776 Views 208 Comments

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

# freed - Monday 18 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 18th 2016, 1:24 PM 22,905 Views 34 Comments

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

# freed - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

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

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.

# freed - Monday 25 August, 2014

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

US hostage released in Syria after two years

Aug 25th 2014, 4:15 PM 15,384 Views 57 Comments

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

# freed - Thursday 15 May, 2014

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

Five charity workers released after five months in captivity in Syria

May 15th 2014, 9:55 PM 5,205 Views 7 Comments

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

# freed - Saturday 19 April, 2014

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

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.

# freed - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 26th 2014, 12:21 PM 16,018 Views 23 Comments

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

# freed - Saturday 22 March, 2014

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

"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 12,772 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.

# freed - Monday 23 December, 2013

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

Another Pussy Riot member has been freed in Russia after amnesty

Dec 23rd 2013, 6:48 AM 9,803 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.

# freed - Thursday 14 November, 2013

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

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.

# freed - Thursday 22 August, 2013

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

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.

# freed - Monday 2 July, 2012

Aid workers kidnapped in Kenya safely released
# Kenya
# Kenya

Aid workers kidnapped in Kenya safely released

Jul 2nd 2012, 3:38 PM 2,465 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.

# freed - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Kidnapped British woman freed by Somali pirates
# Free
# Free

Kidnapped British woman freed by Somali pirates

Mar 22nd 2012, 2:31 PM 2,616 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.

# freed - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

Iranian authorities free detained journalist Dorothy Parvaz
# Freed
# Freed

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.