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  1. 1. news | 13 Feb 2015

    Al-Jazeera journalists freed from Egypt prison

    By AFP

    » Two Al-Jazeera journalists were freed Friday from an Egyptian prison pending retrial, their families said, after spending more than a year in jail in a case that provoked global uproar.

  2. 2. news | 24 Jan 2015

    More than 400 child soldiers freed from Myanmar army in 2014: UN

    By AFP

    » BANGKOK - Myanmar's military freed more than 400 child soldiers last year, the United Nations has confirmed, a record number since the "tatmadaw" army signed a 2012 pact with the UN on the issue.

  3. 3. news | 07 Jan 2015

    Cuba freed some political prisoners on list: US

    By AFP

    » WASHINGTON - Cuba has freed some of the 53 political prisoners identified on a US list as it moves towards normalizing ties with the United States, an American official said Tuesday.

  4. 4. news | 05 Jan 2015

    Taiwan ex-leader Chen Shui-bian freed from prison on parole

    By AFP

    » Taiwan's ailing ex-president Chen Shui-bian was freed from prison on medical parole Monday after serving six years of a 20-year sentence for graft, as political leaders called for reconciliation on the deeply divide...

  5. 5. learning | 09 Jan 2014

    Mushroom pickers freed: After 15-year prison sentence (video included)

    About crime

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Couple picking mushrooms in forest fled in fear during police raid on illegal loggers, motorcycle traced, confessed upon lawyer's advice, 15-year prison sentence, finally freed after internet campaign.

  6. 6. news | 27 Feb 2015

    Poverty sends Nepal's 'freed' farmworkers back to slavery

    By AFP

    » THEHE (NEPAL) - When Nepal's Maoist-led government outlawed bonded labour in 2008 and promised to compensate victims, farmworker Hiralal Pariyar was elated to walk away from a life spent in virtual slavery.

  7. 7. news | 20 Feb 2015

    Australia's Greste urges help for other jailed reporters

    By AFP

    » LONDON - Journalists still detained in Egypt should not be forgotten, freed Australian Al-Jazeera reporter Peter Greste said in an address in London on Thursday.

  8. 8. news | 16 Feb 2015

    Pathumwan protesters freed on bail


    Newspaper section: News

    » Four people arrested on Saturday in Bangkok's Pathumwan area for protesting against the coup were released on bail yesterday morning, police said.

  9. 9. news | 16 Feb 2015

    Denmark gunman 'just out of prison'

    By AFP

    » The suspected gunman behind double shootings in Copenhagen was identified by Danish media Sunday as a 22-year-old with a history of violent crime who had only been freed from jail two weeks ago.

  10. 10. news | 13 Feb 2015

    Jackie Chan's son freed after 6 months

    By AFP

    » BEIJING - The son of kung fu star Jackie Chan was released from a Chinese jail on Friday after serving a six-month term for drugs offences, his agency said.

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