COVID-19 in prisons
Argentina and China sign key agreements on cooperation and trade and other stories

Today we look at the Memorandum of Understanding signed between Argentina and China, the arrest of journalist Fahad Shah in Kashmir, and more

UN Security Council holds session on Ukraine, Poland pledges arms and other stories

Today we look at the UN Security Council special session on Ukraine, a major oil spill spreading to Ecuador’s Amazon region, and more

US Political prisoner Leonard Peltier tests positive for COVID-19

Supporters are demanding hospitalization and clemency for one of the longest-serving US political prisoners following his COVID-19 diagnosis

Palestinians protest forestation plan amid violent Israeli repression and other stories

Today we look at protests by Bedouin Palestinians against Israeli encroachment in the Negev, a hunger strike at the Rikers Island jail complex in protest of inhuman conditions, and more

Indian activist Gautam Navlakha shifted to high-security barrack

The health of the 70-year-old activist has deteriorated following the move. Prison authorities are now denying the family and his lawyer phone calls with him on the pretext that inmates can now be met in jail physically

Thousands protest wage cuts and neoliberal reforms in Uruguay and other stories

Today we look at the general strike against wage cuts in Uruguay, the ITJP report on the custodial torture of Tamil people in Sri Lanka, and more

Activists demand the release of Mumia Abu-Jamal

Mumia Abu-Jamal has spent 40 years in prison for a crime he did not commit and supporters fear for his rapidly deteriorating health

Greek political prisoner Dimitris Koufodinas struggles for his life

Koufodinas has been on a hunger strike for 56 days protesting the conditions of his incarceration after he was irregularly transferred to a max-security prison, which some believe was at the behest of the US embassy

Anti-imperialists around the world extend solidarity for Assange

Solidarity actions will be taken around the world by anti-imperialist groups to demand an “end to the inhuman conditions” on International Human Rights Day

Chileans demand release of political prisoners detained in the uprising

Hundreds of young people arrested during the social uprising of October 2019 remain in preventive detention

Widespread condemnation of Israeli raids and arrests of Palestinian leaders, activists

Organizations have called for the swift and unconditional release of all the Palestinian leaders and activists arrested in the late night raids on Monday, while also demanding freedom for all Palestinian political prisoners and administrative detainees

Chilean security forces attack Mapuche political prisoners and their family members

The Mapuche political prisoners, who have been on a hunger strike for months, were violently beaten, forced to end the strike and transferred to a hospital by the Chilean Gendarmerie officials

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