Urgent Action good news: Poet acquitted and released | Amnesty International UK

Urgent Action good news: Poet acquitted and released

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.

 

NO FURTHER ACTION IS REQUESTED FROM THE NETWORK. MANY THANKS TO ALL WHO SENT APPEALS.

 

This is the 1st and final update for UA 17/19 More information: https://www.amnesty.org/en/documents/afr52/9987/2019/en/

 

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