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Chelsea Manning Has Been Released From Prison
World  (tags: Chelsea Manning, Bradley Manning, commutation, Fort Leavenworth, President Obama, army, transexual, prison, whistleblower )

Dandelion
- 128 days ago - theverge.com
The US Army is confirming that Chelsea Manning has been released from detention at Fort Leavenworth, in accordance with the commutation of her sentence. She had served just short of seven years under espionage charges.
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 )

Dandelion
- 329 days ago - counterpunch.org
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.
EIGHT YEARS IN PRISON FOR SUFFERING A MISCARRIAGE
World  (tags: women, reproductive rights, miscarriage, Argentina, Latin America, South America, injustice, prison, petitions )

Freya
- 484 days ago - amnesty.org.au
A 27-year-old woman by the name of Belen is serving an eight year prison sentence in Argentina following a court's ruling that she was guilty of murder after suffering a miscarriage in a public hospital.
This Must Be Embarrassing for Obama: Another Notorious Prison Levelled, While Guantanamo Is Still Up and Running
World  (tags: Palmyra, jail, prison, Guantanamo, Obama, notorious, abuse, torture, closing )

Sam
- 847 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A notorious prison located in the Syrian city of Palmyra, which was for decades a symbol of government abuses, was demolished Saturday, May 30, 2015.
Lets Speak With One Voice on May 30th for Political Prisoner Oscar Lopez Riveras Freedom! - Rally N Petition
World  (tags: political prisoner, Oscar Lopez Rivera, prison, solitary confinement, Indiana, Puerto Rico )

Dandelion
- 864 days ago - freeoscarnycmay30.org
Puerto Rican activist and icon Oscar Lopez Rivera is a 72 year old decorated Vietnam veteran who on May 29th begins his 34th year in prison despite having never been charged with any violent crime. Time for this Political Prisoners release to go home.
Release Yevgeny Vitishko - the Sochi Olympics' First Prisoner of Conscience ACTION
World  (tags: activist imprisoned, Russia, Olympics, prison, humanrights )

Nancy
- 1322 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
'Swearing at a bus stop'. This is the charge that landed environmental activist Yevgeny Vitishko with a 15-day prison sentence on Monday, after his arrest near the Winter Olympics host city of Sochi, in southern Russia.
Iran: Leading Muslim Cleric Tortured, Near Death for Criticizing Political Islam
World  (tags: Iran, Political Islam, Ayatollah, Torture, Rape, Poison, Prison, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, death, freedoms, government )

Jay
- 1326 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
He is presently serving the eighth year of an 11-year sentence handed down to him by the Islamic Republic's courts for advocating the separation of state & religion inside Iran. He has endured the rape of his spouse in front of other family members
Imprisoned Pussy Riot Band Members Released
World  (tags: Russia, Pussy Riot, justice, prison )

Freya
- 1370 days ago - cnn.com
Two members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot, who were serving two-year jail terms for their part in a performance critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin, have been released from prison.
Slavery Thrives in Chinese Prisons   video
World  (tags: prison, slavery, China, humanrights, business, finance, government )

Nancy
- 1503 days ago - youtube.com
Where your Homer Simpson slippers may originate!
Alleged Sex Slavery At Saudi Compound In U.S. Part Of Larger Issue
World  (tags: children, Constitution, Human Rights, Immigration, investigation, News, Press, Prison, Saudi Arabia, Security, Slavery, U.S., Virginia, Women, World )

Judy
- 1603 days ago - mintpressnews.com
As of Thurs., I.C.E. indicated no charges had been made regarding the alleged sex trafficking ring. If charges do come, it won't be the first time Saudis living in the U.S. have been busted for human trafficking and enslavement.
We Are Fighting for All Palestinians
World  (tags: Samer Issawi, hunger strikers, Palestinians, Israel, IOF, prison, torture, occupation, ME )

Angelika
- 1664 days ago - guardian.co.uk
If I die, it is a victory; if we are liberated, it is a victory, because either way I have refused to surrender to the Israeli occupation, its tyranny and arrogance. Samer Issawi
ACTION - Tell Putin: Get Pussy Riot Out Of Deadly Prison Camp!
World  (tags: Pussy Riot, Putin, prison, labor camps, Russia, humanrights, freedoms, abuse, violence )

Angelika
- 1684 days ago - act.watchdog.net
The prisons in Perm and Mordovia are some of the harshest camps in all Russia, known for severely unhealthy conditions, a complete absence of privacy and a brutal social hierarchy where convicts are subject to abuse and sexual violence by ..prison guards
Jailed Tibetan Filmmaker Shifted to Better Conditions
World  (tags: Dhondup Wangchen, humanrights, journalist freedom, prison, China, Tibet, corruption )

Nancy
- 1702 days ago - cpj.org
After months of non-communication with the outside world, Wangchen was able to tell a visitor that he is in better health, even though he spent six months in solitary confinement in Xichuan.
Saudis Jailed and Tortured By Iraqis Angry That Iraq Lost the Game
World  (tags: Iraq, Saudis, Football, human rights, prison, torture, Islam )

Lee
- 1704 days ago - english.alarabiya.net
Twenty Saudi detainees in Iraqi prisons were tortured after the Iraqi national team lost the Gulf Cup football tournament to the UAE in a match supervised by a Saudi referee, according to Thamer Balheed, head of the Saudi detainees in Iraq.
Turkey Jails More Journalists Than Any Other Country, Report Says
World  (tags: Turkey, Journalists, prison, corruption, china, freedoms, government, humanrights, media, politics )

Jay
- 1746 days ago - cpj.org
With 49 journalists imprisoned for their work, according to CPJ's annual worldwide prison census, released today, Turkey holds more individuals behind bars than Iran (45), China (32), or Eritrea (28). This number is down from 61.
 

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