By: Gustavo Esteva
Once in a while we get a compañero out of prison, stop the machines that come to destroy, stop a megaproject, impede a dispossession… Resorting to the law, to judicial proceedings, still produce results. 821 more words
Now available: a database of information about victims of political repression during Russia’s Soviet era. “The project’s organisers have used information on ‘victims of political terror in the USSR’ gathered by Russian historical and civil rights society Memorial as the foundation for the database, supplementing this data with material from other sources.”
29.04.16: This afternoon the prisoners Fabio Dushku and Tony Nebiu lit a fire in the solitary confinement area to protest their incarceration and also taunts they had received for 10 days regarding their supposed transfers. 214 more words
Omid the man who self immolated on Nauru 2 days ago has had his life support machine turned off.
He was flown to Brisbane yesterday over 24 hours after he set himself on fire in front of UN officials. 116 more words
Immediately after the signing of the nuclear deal, the IRGC began a wave of arrests of journalists who were accused of “spearheading the infiltration” of the USA into Iran. 59 more words