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157 years

I’ve lived for 157 years
In a chaotic state of many tears
There was no reprieve
There was no joy
I cried and cried
For my lost boy… 12 more words

@BarackObama, @onetoughnerd, @SchuetteOnDuty let Egypt persecute young Michigan man - perhaps to death

Reprieve: +44 (0) 207 553 8140

For immediate release: Fri, April 10,  2015

Sentencing tomorrow for American tortured and facing death penalty in Egypt
 
An American facing the death penalty in Egypt, who was tortured after being arrested at a pro-democracy protest, will be sentenced tomorrow (April 11th). 459 more words

Reprieve: UK Foreign Secretary won't request Brit's release from Ethiopia death row

Reprieve: +44 (0) 7792 351 660

For immediate release: Fri, April 3,  2015

Foreign Secretary refuses to request death-row Brit’s release

The Foreign Secretary is refusing to request the release of a British citizen who was kidnapped and rendered to Ethiopia over nine months ago, it’s emerged. 392 more words

A Few Hours' Reprieve

That’s all it was – a few satisfied, confident and smug hours to myself. I spent an afternoon feeling fine – genuinely OK. Then I was crushed in an instant. 130 more words

@BarackObama rewards Egypt's massive rights violations

US lifts arms embargo on Egypt – Al Jazeera English

The United States has announced it is lifting its hold on the supply of military equipment to Egypt, which was frozen when the military took power in Cairo nearly two years ago. 520 more words

Reprieve: UK refuses to stop spying on rendition victims

Reprieve: +44 (0) 207 553 8140

For immediate release: Mon 30 March 2015

UK Government refuses to stop spying on rendition victims

The UK government is refusing to guarantee that it will not misuse the intercepted lawyer-client communications of two rendition victims in their legal cases again the British government. 384 more words

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The Kite Surfer

Skies dotted with flicks of colour

Strings tied down to souls beneath

My eyes watch the heavens come alive

Hoping to find what I seek… 259 more words

Poetry