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Release Yevgeny Vitishko - the Sochi Olympics' First Prisoner of Conscience ACTION
World  (tags: activist imprisoned, Russia, Olympics, prison, humanrights )

Nancy
- 257 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 )

Rob and J
- 261 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
- 305 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
- 438 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
- 537 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
- 598 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
- 618 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
- 636 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
- 639 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 )

Rob and J
- 680 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.
Take ACTION for Nabeel Rajab
World  (tags: Nabeel Rajab, Bahrain, humanrights, freedoms, prison, corruption, world, ethics, government )

Nancy
- 705 days ago - care2.com
After tweeting a sentence shorter than the one you're reading right now to Bahrain's Prime Minister demanding political change, Nabeel Rajab was arrested.
Free Bahraini Hunger Striker Near Death ACTION
World  (tags: Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, human rights, peaceful exhibition, prison, world )

Nancy
- 921 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
Abdulhadi al-Khawaja is one of 14 Bahraini opposition activists arrested in spring 2011 for their involvement in peaceful anti-government protests. Abdulhadi was tortured in prison and hospitalized with a cracked jaw. He has been on hunger strike since F
Human Rights Petition: Ecuador's Fake "Clinics" That Torture LGBT in Order to "Cure" Them
World  (tags: LGBT, bigotry, hate, torture, discrimination, petition, gay rights, prison, abuse, starvation, sexual abuse, shackled )

Jenny
- 1089 days ago - change.org
Escaping patients report cases of physical and psychological abuse incl. threats, shackling, days without food, sexual abuse, and physical torture. Paula Ziritti, 24, spend 2yrs in one such facility, 3 months was shackled while guards threw urine on her.
Free Rahim Postami - TAKE ACTION!!!
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, iran, prison )

Judith
- 1308 days ago - gopetition.com
Haing been extradited from Norway to Iran he is in danger of torture, ill-treatment or death at Teheran´s Evin prison. Please sign
NASRIN SOTOUDEH: UPDATES | Say NO - UNiTE
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, humanrights, middle-east, iran, human rights lawyer, Nasrin Sotoudeh, prison, solitary confinement, hunger strike )

Safe Worl
- 1394 days ago - saynotoviolence.org
On 4th September 2010, renowned Iranian Human Rights lawyer, Nasrin Sotoudeh, was arrested. Nasrin has been held in solitary confinement ever since and her health is rapidly deteriorating, with frequent hunger strikes. Safe World brings updates from Nasri
 

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