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Liu Xiaobo’s Fate Is a Grim Reflection of His Cause

The Nobel Peace laureate, who helped write a petition for a more democratic China but was sidelined while in prison, has been freed for cancer treatment. 78 more words


Krepkin, 26 March protestor, is a political prisoner

Memorial Human Rights Centre has recognized another defendant in the ‘Case of 26 March’, Dmitry Krepkin, as a political prisoner

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Seized in Ukraine, jailed in Russia

The plight of Denis Bakholdin, critic of Putin, refugee in Ukraine — seized in Ukraine, tortured and jailed in Russia

<< No. 25 (258) 26 June 2017 >> 274 more words


North Korea Defends Otto Warmbier’s Treatment

A government spokesman said the young American who died less than a week after he was released from North Korean captivity had been well cared for. 73 more words


Turkmen writer and activist, Akmuhammet Bayhanov, in Fête de la Music in Berlin

Akmuhammet Bayhanov has been subjected to a raft of human rights violations on account of his perceived opposition to the Turkmenistan State in 2003. He was banned from leaving the country for 5 years. 389 more words

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Live Video Panel Discussion: The RNC 8, Standing Rock, and J20 Cases

This is our second live video presentation about how to respond to the wave of repression sweeping the United States, with outrageous charges being brought against arrestees from Standing Rock, Trump’s inauguration, and more. 523 more words