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The Continual Trials of Selahattin Demirtas

April 16, 2018By Alexander Kay

Written by Margaret Owen, International Trial Observer and Barrister

Sunday 15 April

My last blog on 13th February reported that the case of Selahattin Demirtas, the former co-chair of Turky’s HDP (Peoples’ Democratic Party), had been adjourned until 11th April. 720 more words

Political Prisoners

Eight Detained for Organizing Humanitarian Assistance for Political Prisoners and Their Families

China Change, April 15, 2018

A WeChat group dedicated to raising money for Chinese prisoners of conscience and their families has recently been shut down by Chinese police, and its administrators targeted. 816 more words

Rule Of Law

A Failure to Communicate: Authority in Eighteenth-Century Newgate

We are delighted to publish this guest post by Esther Brot, who is currently pursuing her PhD in History at King’s College London. She is writing her dissertation on the topic of the Corporation of London and the prisons of the City of London in the long eighteenth century.  1,460 more words

Security forces harass family of political prisoner

Security forces harassed and insulted family members of political prisoner Golrokh Iraee when they tried to visit her at the hospital. Iraee has been on hunger strike for several weeks because of increased repressive measures in prison, and has been hospitalized in the IRGC’s Baghiatollah hospital due to her deteriorating health condition.


PLO-NAD Calls for Immediate International Investigation into Israeli Occupation Crimes

Dr. Saeb Erekat Responds to Nikky Haley and Calls for an Immediate International Investigation into the Crimes of the Israeli Occupation

Press Release
April 07, 2018… 271 more words