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For Mumia and Us, All The Writing Is On The Wall

Author, activist, and professor of Black and Latin Studies at Baruch College Dr. Johanna Fernandez discusses her new edited volume, Writing on the Wall: Selected Prison Writings of Mumia Abu-Jamal.

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Torture and Sexual Violence of Women Political Prisoners in Chhattisgarh

A marriage of unspeakable horrors and unbreakable bonds
Hidme Kawasi meekly peeks from behind the curtain. Her angelic, youthful face with high cheekbones doesn’t betray her story, but her dark brown, sad eyes do. 1,091 more words

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Puerto Rico's Debt Is Not Financial, It's Colonial: The Political Imprisonment of Oscar Lopez Rivera

Vicente “Panama” Alba joined us from Puerto Rico to discuss the political imprisonment and repression of Puerto Rican Nationalists and specifically Oscar Lopez Rivera.

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Police raid house in Mettupalayam

COIMBATORE: Police conducted raids at a house in Mettupalayam on Thursday on suspicion that Maoist sympathisers lived there. Police interrogations revealed that one of the arrested Maoists — S Kannan — and a few other Maoists responsible for recruiting a student, A Santhosh Kumar, to a Maoist group had held a secret meeting there. 424 more words

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Headlines From Palestine: July 2, 2015

Israeli Occupation Forces Shoot, Injure 3 Palestinians In Duheisha Refugee Camp 200 more words

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Israeli Occupation Detained 550 Palestinians From Hebron In Just 6 Months

HEBRON (Ma’an) – Israeli forces have detained 550 Palestinians from the Hebron district of the occupied West Bank since the start of 2015, the Palestinian Palestinian Prisoners’ Society’s Hebron branch reported Thursday.The group of detainees included seven women and 105 teenagers, head of the Hebron branch Amjad Najjar told Ma’an, adding that 225 of the detainees were sentenced without trial through Israel’s frequent use of administrative detention. 204 more words

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