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Patiala: As per the media reports death row convict Sikh political prisoner Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana here on Friday was taken to the Rajindra hospital due to severe pain in his joints.
Our dear brother and Black Panther comrade Sekou Kambui (s/n William Turk) made his transition May 9, 2017. The struggle for freedom defined him in so many ways.

Patiala: As per the media reports death row convict Sikh political prisoner Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana here on Friday was taken to the Rajindra hospital due to severe pain in his joints.
Colombian authorities on June 20 released prisoner David Ravelo. In anticipation of his release, Ravelo's lawyer Reinaldo Villalba declared: "Colombian justice committed a most serious injustice and error in sentencing David Ravelo Crespo to 18 years ...
If jail authorities provided security to these moneyed individuals, who are charged with far more graver crimes against the Filipino people, why can't the justice system accord the same humanitarian consideration and respect for political prisoners ...
Dozens of people with a streamer "Freedom to political prisoners!" and the portraits of prisoners of conscience in the "patriots case" came to the Kastrychnitskaya Square in Minsk.

Circumstances are ripe for South Korea, the United States, and the international community to adopt a fresh approach to address the North Korean crisis.
Oscar Lopez Rivera was welcomed to Holyoke, Massachusetts on Thursday, June 23, 2017 as a hero with a neighborhood celebration and other planned ...
Major General Aung Soe said that on punishment, the courts sentence only political prisoners who have infringed the existing law and the courts only sentence those who have broken the criminal and civil laws.
The action of solidarity with political prisoners will be held today, on June 22, at 18:00 on Kasrtychnitskaya Square in Minsk.
Cuba Asserts Its Right To Protect US political prisoners. President Donald Trump demanded that Cuba returns so-called U.S. "criminals" to the country as a precondition for the resumption of neighborly relations between the long-time foes.
We think the acknowledgment can boost our morale," adding that the former political prisoners also need trauma healing support to overcome their nightmares from the past.
Danny Katch reports on the successful effort to win the release of Claudia Rueda, an immigrant organizer who was kidnapped by vindictive immigration authorities.
Lawmaker U Kyaw Kyaw of Rakhine State (4) Constituency cited Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, who once said there should be no political prisoners in a democracy, as he urged the government to release such prisoners. "political prisoners are not the enemies of ...
The Assistance Association for political prisoners (AAPP) has urged the ruling National League For Democracy (NLD) party to assume responsibility for defining what constitutes a "political prisoner" in Burma and to ensure that all prisoners of ...
TRENTON, N.J., Jun 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - Is orange the new green? cannabis activist, cancer patient and self-proclaimed "Superhero of the Potheads" Ed Forchion aka "NJ Weedman" might well be pondering this dilemma as he sits out ...
Cuba Asserts Its Right To Protect US political prisoners. President Donald Trump demanded that Cuba returns so-called U.S. "criminals" to the country as a precondition for the resumption of neighborly relations between the long-time foes.

25-year-old BNTU student Ivan Kavalchuk has been kept in the pre-trial detention center for almost three months. He, along with the other defendants, is connected to the so-called "patriots' case," nn.
HOLYOKE -- Hero or villain, political prisoner or terrorist, he's now a free man, and Oscar Lopez Rivera is coming to Holyoke.
Circumstances are ripe for South Korea, the United States, and the international community to adopt a fresh approach to address the North Korean crisis.
Paris, June 19, 2017 (SPS) - A report of the defense's observations on the trial of the Saharawi political prisoners of the Gdeim Izik group before the Court of Appeal of Rabat establishes the unfairness of the trial and the lack of scientific and ...
A street sweeper cleans the sidewalk under a mural painting depicting U.S. President Donald Trump, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, June 16, 2017.
June 18, 2017 (Nairobi) - South Sudan National civil rights Alliance (NCRA), has demanded for the "immediate" and "unconditional" release of all political prisoners or detainees across the country as directed by the President Salva Kiir while launching ...
... facilities of El Fronton Island and Santa Barbara women's prison - initiated a coordinated uprising to demand the release of some 500 political prisoners to coincide with the World Conference of the Socialist International led by President Alan ...
Azerbaijani authorities should end the selective criminal prosecution and imprisonment of journalists and human rights defenders, immediately release all political prisoners, and ensure compliance with fair trial norms, MEPs stress in a resolution ...
A human rights activists, Beatrice Gathoni Kamau, a founder member of the Release political prisoners (RPP) movement has joined the race for the Nyandarua senate seat.
Beatrice Gathoni Kamau, a founder member of the Release political prisoners (RPP) movement. She has joined the race for the Nyandarua senate seat.
After the death of U Win Tin, many former political prisoners and journalists were given cash donations. We made donations many times, but we still have some difficulties.
Presently a monk at Namgyal monastery, Dharamsala, Kusho Thupten Yarphel tells the riveting story of how he grew up as a shepherd in Tsang, and his role as one of the four monks and four nuns who protested in the Barkhor in 1989 and ignited the largest ...
New criminal cases have been opened against opposition activists, 15 political prisoners - "patriots' case" defendants, as well as Dzmitry Palienka and Mikhail Zhamchuzhny, are behind bars.
activists of the non-registered organisation "Young Front" Dmitry Dashkevich and Sergei Palchevsky reported on June 7th that they received a notification from the KGB dropping charges against them in the "mass riots" case. As predicted, the authorities ...
Paris- The trial of the Sahrawi political prisoners, which resumed on June 5 in Rabat, has taken a worrying turn with the pleading of the civil parties which want to add the charges of domestic terrorism, said Monday the Association of Friendship with ...
Around 80 political prisoners in four jails - three of which are in Kolkata - went on a 24-hour hunger strike Saturday morning to protest against the "torture" inflicted on former Maoist Kalpana Maity, who is currently in Alipore women's Jail.
Iran's supreme leader has broken his silence over the state's execution of thousands of political prisoners in 1988, which received renewed attention in the country's May 2017 presidential election when a judicial member implicated in the massacre ran ...
Countless numbers of these political prisoners had been incarcerated for organizing street demonstrations against Khomeini's rule, or had spoken openly condemning it.
In the first place, I came out thanks to solidarity, thanks to the pressure on the regime, thanks to the fact that you were demanding the release of political prisoners. I thank you for your support. Despite the fact that some of the Belarusian ...
Iran's supreme leader has broken his silence over the state's execution of thousands of political prisoners in 1988, which received renewed attention in the country's May 2017 presidential election when a judicial member implicated in the massacre ran ...
(WJBK) - He's serving a life sentence for being a teenaged drug kingpin, and now "White Boy" Rick Wersche" is back before a parole board, hoping to gain his freedom.
Ahwazi human rights activists Shima and Mona Silavi challenged Ayatollah Khamenei on social media after the Supreme Leader had announced his intention to release "prisoners in need", while failing to mention the cases of political prisoners, many of ...
The CPPC, in solidarity with the Saharawi political prisoners in Moroccan prisons, sent letters to the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, in March this year, and to the Vice-President of the European Commission and High Representative of the ...
Furlough, temporary leave typically granted to prisoners in Iran for a variety of familial, holiday, and medical reasons, is routinely denied to political prisoners as a form of additional punishment. CHRI, the Free Muse non-profit organization, and a ...
Ali Khamenei, the supreme leader of the Iranian regime defended Ebrahim Raisi's role, as one of the main committers of the massacre of political prisoners in 1988, saying: "To those who think about the sixties and judge, I recommend not to change place ...
The regime activated the Protest Law, first thing was 'Shura Council' protests and more than 40 thousand political prisoners currently lie in its prisons. The 2014 Constitution, yet again, came out flawed, with harsher conditions under which a civilian ...
On June 5 it became known about 14 detainees defendants in the "Patriot case". They are indicted on Art. 293, para 3 of the Criminal Code "Mass riots" and remain in custody in the KGB remand prison and remand prison No.
I suggest getting together in the Kastrychnitskaya Square in Minsk at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 22, and demand that the regime releases political prisoners and stop persecution for political reasons, and also call on the European countries to put pressure ...
The activist of the Belarusian National Congress Siarhei Kuntsevich spent more than two months behind bars. He was released last night.
MANILA, Philippines - The government cannot boast of having released the "majority" of political prisoners because there are almost as many behind bars today as the 411 whose names were submitted to then President-elect Rodrigo Duterte in May last year ...
A small group of protesters gathered outside Her Majesty's Penitentiary in St. John's yesterday afternoon after Beatrice Hunter, a woman charged in connection ...
The Iranian authorities' building work at a mass grave site is set to destroy vital forensic evidence and derail efforts to secure justice for some of the mass ...
Anguished families stand by as experts dig up a few graves where 15 political prisoners bodies were buried by apartheid authorities at the Mamelodi West Cemetery in Pretoria, in a bid to find closure with the exhumation of the loyal remains of theirs ...


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