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Nina Droz: 20 days in solitary confinement and counting

Puerto Rico’s most recent political prisoner, Alejandra “Nina” Droz Franco has spent the last twenty days in solitary confinement, without any explanation or due process, according to attorney Mariana Nogales Molinelli. 926 more words

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Three Young Voices Versus a Superpower

Three activists may become Hong Kong’s first political prisoners, crushing hopes that China will let democracy survive there.

Published: August 15, 2017 at 05:30AM

Opinion By THE EDITORIAL BOARD… 66 more words


On Cloth Scraps, Syrian Names Are Immortalized in Tomato Sauce and Blood

Strips of material that a former prisoner smuggled from Syria are now being lent to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for an exhibition in Washington. 74 more words


What is the status of political prisoner, Atena Daemi?

Demand for Immediate & Unconditional Release of Atena Daemi, an Iranian Childrens Rights Activist Petition

IRAN, 06 August 2017— The political prisoner, Atena Daemi, who has been serving time in Evin Prison, was newly framed by the warden and the head of the infirmary as ‘breaching the peace of prison’ with her hunger strike. 453 more words


Chinese Court Sentences Activist Who Documented Protests to 4 Years in Prison

Lu Yuyu worked with his girlfriend, Li Tingyu, to research and share news of large-scale protests and strikes that the state news media in China ignored. 74 more words


Calls From Home (July 2017)


Aired July 26, 2017
Posted to the Internet Archive

Calls From Home is a monthly CFRC Prison Radio segment that connects friends and family with their loved ones behind Kingston’s prison walls through the power of community radio. 112 more words