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Reports of increasing protests in Iran

Iran: political prisoners condemn jailing of Montazeri’s son

A group of political prisoners in Gohardasht Prison issued a statement condemning the 21-year jail sentence issued for Ahmad Montazeri, son of the late Ayatollah Hossein-Ali Montazeri. 641 more words


Another Official of the Former Government Dies at Al Hadba!

While the cause of death is listed as a “heart attack”, he was tortured to death. This is the tragic fate of all detainees in detention centers under the command of Khaled Al Sharif. 35 more words


Sheik Khaled Tantoush Released from Prison

Alexandra Valiente
Viva Libya

Sheik Khalid Tantoush, a revered and much loved spiritual leader.

The Misrata Criminal Court has ruled that Sheik Khaled Tantoush be released.   76 more words


Raif Badawi - what should you do?

Make no mistake, Raif Badawi has been jailed for speaking freely. This is what he says. For these views he is being held and flogged. Although doctors in Saudi Arabia appear not to have felt able to pronounce him fit for the punishment to continue. 623 more words

Human Rights

Week of 12/6: Assata conclusion and Final Exam Review

Thanks to Sam Anderson for his enlightening guest lecture on Assata Shakur and the Black Panther Party in New York! See more about him at his website… 363 more words


Calls From Home (November 2016)


Aired November 30, 2016
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… 172 more words