Well-known activist and campaigning lawyer Khaled Ali was held by police for questioning on 23 May, in the latest of a series of arrests to hit opposition groups in Egypt. 231 more words
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Greece: Attack against Nafpaktos Police Station in solidarity with Tasos Theofilou & all imprisoned comrades
21.05.17: At 5:00 today about 10 people attacked Nafpaktos Police Station as a sign of solidarity with Tasos Theofilou and all imprisoned comrades.
First the guards outside and the cop’s cars were attacked with stones and then Molotovs were thrown at the building. 25 more words
Athens, Greece: 13th hearing - Provocative questions highlight the political nature of Tasos Theofilou's trial
#OTD in 1981 – Irish Republican Hunger Strikers, Raymond McCreesh and Patsy O'Hara Die on Hunger Strike in Long Kesh Prison.
The third of the resolutely determined IRA Volunteers to join the H-Block hunger strike for political status was twenty-four-year-old Raymond McCreesh, from Camlough in South Armagh: a quiet, shy and good-humoured republican, who although captured at the early age of nineteen, along with two other Volunteers in a British army ambush, had already almost three years active republican involvement behind him. 159 more words