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Petition - Free the Panchen Lama
World  (tags: tibet, Panchen Lama, imprisonment, Political Prisoners, missing persons, suppression, Human Rights Violations, permanent occupation, releasing, freedom of religion, freedom of movement )

- 113 days ago -
Over the past 22 years, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the Panchen Lama, has gone from being a child and the world's youngest political prisoner to a 28-year-old man. One thing has remained the same: he has been missing. Since his abduction and disappearance...
President Obama Before the Empire Falls Free Leonard Peltier and Mumia Abu Jamal
World  (tags: Lenard Peltier, Mumia Abu Jamal, truth speakers, President Obama, pardon, prison, political prisoners )

- 479 days ago -
Leonard Peltier and Mumia Abu-Jamal have been unjustly imprisoned for decades, and their last chances for freedom will come in the six weeks between the November 8 election and the inauguration of the next president on January 20.
Israel Refuses to Release Comatose Hunger Striker Muhammad Allan
World  (tags: Samer and Shireen Issawi, comatose hunger striker, Barzilai hospital, administrative detention, force-feeding, media, news, blog, political prisoners, occupation, OBAMA-kerry, USA, Free Muhammad Allan, Solidarity -with-Palestinian-Prisoners, world )

- 917 days ago -
Siblings Samer and Shireen Issawi announced their solidarity hunger strikes from inside Israeli prison over the last two days.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save Hamid Ghassemi-Shall: Stop the Execution of Canadian Citizen in Iran: Canadian Citizen Faces Immin
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, middle-east, political prisoners, Amnesty International, activism, news, politics, world, freedoms )

- 2081 days ago -
Please add your name to Amnesty International's petition to the Iranian authorities to release Mr. Hamid Ghassemi-Shall immediately unless he is promptly brought to trial on recognizably criminal charges in legal proceedings that fully conform to internat
Bilin Ends Its Fifth Conference, Soldiers Attack The Weekly Protest Injuring A Dozen Civilians
World  (tags: Bilin, Palestine, popular resistance, IOF, injuries, political prisoners )

- 2860 days ago -
One demonstrator from Italy, struck in the back by a tear gas canister; an Italian demonstrator who was shot in the arm with a new type of weapon; an Israeli activist; Um Samarra, 45, from Bil'in, who was hit in the leg by a tear gas canister...
On Prisoners Day: 8500 Detainees Still Imprisoned By Israel
World  (tags: Occupied Palestine, Zionism, racism, human rights, political prisoners )

- 2866 days ago -
As the Palestinians mark the Palestinian Prisoners Day on Saturday March 17, at least 8500 detainees, including women and children, and several legislators and officials, are still imprisoned by Israel in several prisons, interrogation centers and camps.
Free Aung San Suu Kyi -- Amnesty International USA | Human Rights Action
World  (tags: HumanRights, Aung San Suu Kyi, political prisoners )

- 3104 days ago -
Tell ASEAN to match words with actions Help us send 10,000 postcards to the Thai government by September 1st to urge them to call for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi and thousands of other political prisoners in Myanmar.
How Do You Apply Pressure on Burma?
World  (tags: Burma, Political Prisoners, Dicktatorship )

- 3110 days ago -
Britain is to propose a UN arms embargo on Burma, but is facing an uphill struggle as the world once again divides on how to deal with a dictatorial and repressive regime. Some governments will press for more pressure on Burma through increased sanctions
Burma: Long Prison Terms for 15 More Activists
World  (tags: Burma/Myanmar, Military Dicktatorship, Political Prisoners, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Democracy )

- 3386 days ago -
Protests from the international community notwithstanding the Burmese military junta turns a deaf ear and continues to hand out long prison terms to pro-democracy activists with at least 15 more being sentenced to prison terms of up to 11 years today.
Tibetan Political Prisoners
World  (tags: Tibet-Chinese-Oppression, Political prisoners, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

- 3456 days ago -
The use of detention, arrest and imprisonment of large numbers of Tibetans continues to be an integral part of China's effort to suppress opposition to Chinese rule in Tibet. Tibetan political prisoners endure harsh prison conditions, including torture...
Catholic Church Helps Broker Deal to Free Mexican Political Prisoners
World  (tags: Chiapas, Mexico, political prisoners, Zapatistas )

- 3606 days ago -
Earlier this week the Chiapas Minister of Justice, Amador Rodriguez Lozano, publicly acknowledged the inmates' innocence and said they had not had adequate legal representation. He also promised to prosecute those responsible for unlawfully imprisoning th
Facing Escalating Protests, Chiapas Frees 30 Political Prisoners
World  (tags: Mexico, Chiapas, political prisoners, indigenous rights )

- 3611 days ago -
The liberated prisoners have declared that they will remain in the planton (permanent protest encampment) outside the state government headquarters in Tuxtla until all of their companeros are free.
Accion Zapatista Davis Issues Urgent Alert for Political Prisoners in Chiapas!
World  (tags: Zapatistas, political prisoners, hunger strike )

- 3612 days ago -
Magali and Silvia of Accion Zapatista Davis have issued an action alert expressing their extreme concern for the physically and psychologically dangerous conditions of political prisoners who began a hunger strike last month in several prisons in Chiapas
Seeking Justice in the Snake-Pit of Mexican Politics
World  (tags: Mexico, Oaxaca, political prisoners, presos politicos libertad! )

- 3625 days ago -
The justice system of Mexico has no category called "political prisoners." The public knows men and women have been unlawfully grabbed, tortures, raped and/or jailed, as deterrents to social movements. The human rights organizations protest. Posters appea
Have You Ever Heard of These Men - and Who Will Judge Them?
World  (tags: political prisoners, terrorism, Americans in Iraq, Iraq )

- 3722 days ago -
Tale of two Americans being held as political prisoners in Iraq while the US and Iraq haggle over custody.

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