Around the World in 8 minutes: Victories for political prisoners in Colombia and Palestine

Two political prisoners from Colombia and Palestine were released this past week in a major victory for people’s movements

November 29, 2020 by Vyshakh T

In this episode, we look at the release of Colombian political prisoner Julián Gil who was held in prison for 900 days as well as the release of Palestinian administrative detainee Maher al-Akhras who was released from Israeli custody on November 26. We also take you to Argentina where the country observed a 3 day mourning period following the death of footballer Diego Maradona.