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Sweden Wants Answers About Its Seized Citizen. China Isn’t Giving Any.

Sweden has asked China to explain what happened to a Hong Kong bookseller with Swedish citizenship who was taken from a train. But China is not talking. 77 more words

NYT

Petition: Call for the release of detainees of uprising in Iran

Nowhere, no time, the cry of life has not been without answer. Prisoner of the uprising of Iran, with all their existence, cries. Our connection with each other, is echoing this cry. 383 more words

Iran

The threat to Turkish democracy – Paul Maskey MP

On early December 2017 I joined an international delegation to observe trials the Turkish government had brought against leaders of the HDP (Peoples Democratic Party). The party’s co-chairs Ms. 747 more words

Turkey

France: Freedom for Georges Louis!

Recived on 19.01.18:

Our comrade Georges Louis, union representative at the CGT (General Workers Confederation) and a militant of the Secours Rouge Arabe (Arabian Red Help), was arrested again. 267 more words

Repression

Letter smuggled out of Pentridge Gaol, Melbourne, in July 1972


When I read my letter today – 45 years on – I stand by its description of prison life. However, I would moderate some of my language… Also, the analysis that concluded that ‘all prisoners are political prisoners’ because they were victims of the class war was manifestly wrong. 3,540 more words

Announcing The 88 Project's searchable Vietnamese Political Prisoner Database

The 88 Project, January 18, 2018: We are excited to unveil the searchable database of political prisoners in Vietnam – our latest initiative that is intended to support the advocacy and assistance efforts for political prisoners and their families. 214 more words

Prisoners Of Conscience

Amnesty Canada takes up the issue of Ahed Tamimi, a 16 year old Palestinian girl in Israeli jail

Amnesty International Canada has joined the international campaign for the release of the young Palestinian woman taken from her home in the middle of the night by Israeli forces. 762 more words

Palestinians