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Syrians seek release of prisoners from 'crematorium' jail | AFP

Standing outside the UN’s headquarters in Geneva, Amina Kholani chokes back tears as she relives the nightmare of visiting relatives in Saydnaya, one of Syria’s most notorious prisons. 619 more words


Inmates in the Philippines to undergo financial literacy program

By Lorela Sandoval

The Philippines’ Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) hopes to see detainees as financial educators in the future by rolling out a national literacy program about financial management. 350 more words


'Nothing about us without us'

I’ve just watched this video (it’s a Facebook link, but it should still work if you’re not a Facebook user) of Idil Ali from RISE: Refugees, Survivors and Ex-detainees… 164 more words

Everyday Practices

Children among hundreds of Rohingya detained in Myanmar crackdown

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SITTWE, Myanmar/COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Children as young as 10 years old are among hundreds of Rohingya Muslims detained on charges of consorting with insurgents, according to a police document seen by Reuters that sheds new light on Myanmar’s security campaign in the country’s northwest. 805 more words

Current Affairs

Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Illegal Forced Labor Practices in Colorado Immigration Detention Facility

Last month, a federal judge in Colorado granted class action status in a lawsuit alleging that private prison company The GEO Group, Inc., forced immigrant detainees to work in a detention facility.  1,236 more words

Politics & Policy

Thousands of ICE detainees claim they were forced into labor, a violation of anti-slavery laws - By Kristine Phillips March 5 at 8:00 AM

Tens of thousands of undocumented immigrants detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement were forced to work for $1 day, or for nothing at all — a violation of federal anti-slavery laws — a lawsuit claims. 243 more words

Point Of Interest

Breaking News: Malaysia Expells North Korean Ambassador

(Image: Ri Jong-chol leaving a Sepang Police Station. Source: MalayMail)

The international parlay between Malaysia and North Korea in the wake of the Kim Jung-nam assassination continues to develop. 341 more words