Tags » Political Prisoners

Human Rights and 50 days of Sri Lanka’s new Presidency

Article first published at http://groundviews.org/2015/03/02/human-rights-and-50-days-of-sri-lankas-new-presidency/ on 2nd March 2015

It’s now 50 days since Sri Lanka’s new President took oaths on 9th January 2015. This is an attempt to reflect on the first 50 days of the new Presidency. 2,723 more words


Israeli Occupation Forces Arrested 280 Palestinians In February

PNN/ Bethlehem/

According to a report by Hussam Association of Palestinian Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners, Israeli occupation forces have kidnapped about 285 Palestinians, 30 of which are kids under the age of 18, only during the last month of February 2015. 138 more words


Israeli Occupation Shot Two Palestinian Shepherds, Arrests Others In Hebron

BETHLEHEM, March 1, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Sunday shot two Palestinians in their feet and arrested two others from the West Bank district of Bethlehem, according to security sources. 165 more words


Israeli Occupation Military Court Approves Administration Detention Of Eight Palestinian Prisoners

RAMALLAH, March 1, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli Ofer military court approved the administrative detention order against eight Palestinian prisoners, said the Palestinian Prisoner’s Club (PPC) in a statement on Sunday. 214 more words


Military dictatorship vs. democracy

Pisan Manawapat is Thailand’s ambassador to the United States. He read the Washington Post’s editorial “Thailand’s ineffective rule by force” (19 February 2015) and was ordered or decided to respond. 518 more words

Israeli Occupation Forces Raid Prisons, Impose Punishments On Palestinians

RAMALLAH (Ma’an) -- Israeli prison guards on Friday raided sector 11 of Eshel prison, a prisoners’ rights group said.The Palestinian Prisoner’s Society said in a statement that Israeli forces searched the sector and proceeded to ban visiting rights for two months for some prisoners. 58 more words


Israel Occupation Detains Three Palestinians, Summons Two For Interrogation

BETHLEHEM, February 28, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Saturday detained three Palestinians, including a head of a village council, as well as summoned two others for interrogation, said security sources. 148 more words