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Ukrainian pilot Savchenko freed from Russian custody becomes lawmaker

MOSCOW – Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who spent two years in Russian custody before she was released last week, was sworn in as a lawmaker in the national parliament on Tuesday. 256 more words

World

Jafar Azimzadeh's message to the ILO Conference

Jafar Azimzadeh, a prominent labour activist who has been on hunger strike since April 29th, has sent a message to the 105th Session of the International Labour Conference, opening on May 30th. 52 more words

Political Prisoners

Fawzia Chalghoum, Tawerghan Political Prisoner, Dies from Wounds Inflicted by Torture

وفاة السجينة فوزية شلغوم في مركز طرابلس الطبي

بوابة الوسط

أعلن صباح امس الجمعة عن وفاة السجينة ” فوزية عمران شلغوم ” فى مركز طرابلس الطبي بعد أيام من إدخالها للمركز مصابة بمضاعفات جراء تعرضها للتعذيب فى سجن ” ثانوية الوحيدة بمصراتة  و ذلك بحسب ما أفاد تجمع نازحي تاورغاء .

Libya

Action Alert for Jared Chase

From Free the NATO 3

After the break, please read an update on and letters from Jay Chase. Until then, please do these few things: 1,297 more words

Political Prisoners

Political prisoners in Greece: "We will not be buried alive!"

Political prisoners tell Minister of Justice Nicos Paraskevopoulos: We will not be buried alive!

A while ago the political prisoners detained in the underground cells of the 6th section of Korydallos Women’s  prison sent the following letter to the political leaders of the Ministry of Justice via prison management: 316 more words

Greece

Greece: The justice system keeps violating the rights of anarchist prisoner Nikos Romanos

A recent decision of the prison council in Korydallos to grant educational furloughs to Takis Moussas, a journalist convicted for extortion, has caused various reactions since Nikos Romanos, a political prisoner who formerly went on hunger strike to fight for his right to  education, is still not allowed to attend classes in college that require mandatory participation. 285 more words

Greece