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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 )

- 2536 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 )

- 3315 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 )

- 3321 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 )

- 3559 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 )

- 3565 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 )

- 3841 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!' )

- 3911 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 )

- 4061 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 )

- 4066 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 )

- 4067 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! )

- 4080 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 )

- 4177 days ago -
Tale of two Americans being held as political prisoners in Iraq while the US and Iraq haggle over custody.
Rainbow Solidarity for Cuban Five (Political Prisoners) Circles the Globe
World  (tags: (LGBT) activists, multinational, Cuban Five, political prisoners, U.S. penitentiaries, CIA-backed fascist commando groups, Cuba, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', crime, ethics, freedoms, government, HumanRights, politics, terrorism, usa, world )

- 4279 days ago -
The Cuban Five--Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino, Antonio Guerrero, Fernando González and René González--were prosecuted for defending Cuba from U.S.-backed terrorists. They were arrested in Miami Sept. 12, 1998 by the FBI and charged with espionage......

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