Political prisoners
Ahmad Zahran Palestinian administrative detainee ends 116-day long hunger strike

Palestinian detainee Ahmad Zahran has agreed to go through a security interrogation, following which his long standing demand for an end to his illegal administrative detention will be considered by the court

José Murillo, latest victim of Colombian state persecution

The social leader and human rights defender was arrested on Saturday December 7 in the midst of a historic wave of protests in the country

What has happened in the case of Julian Gil?

Julián Gil, one of the hundreds of Colombian social leaders subjected to criminalization and legal persecution, has spent over 15 months in prison

London court protest for Assange Assange’s health deteriorates in prison, UN investigator hints at “psychological torture”

Assange’s lawyers, the Wikileaks and his friends have in the past raised concerns about his fast deteriorating health while in prison

Ola Bini denied bail through video conference

The Ecuadorian legal system continues to violate Bini’s most fundamental human rights in what is a clear case of political persecution

Ola Bini Letter to the President of Ecuador

Political prisoner Ola Bini, who was arrested on April 11 in Quito, Ecuador and put into preventative detention, writes a letter to Ecuadorean president Lenín Moreno from prison

Why Ecuador?

Political prisoner Ola Bini, who was arrested on April 11 in Quito, Ecuador and put into preventative detention, writes from prison about why he chose to move to Ecuador

Ola Bini Noam Chomsky, Arundhati Roy and others ask Swedish PM to step up support for Ola Bini

The letter by activists, intellectuals and software developers calls on the Swedish government to intercede on the behalf of Ola Bini to ensure the release of the privacy activist

AROUND-THE-WORLD-EP-18 copy Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 18

In this episode, we look into the Palestinian political prisoner’s hunger strike, attack on South Africa’s Shack-dweller movement and solidarity messages by activists across the globe for Julian Assange.

Palestinian prisoners’ hunger strike ends in victory

The 400 Palestinian prisoners who were on a hunger strike from April 5 ended their protests after Israeli prison authorities agreed to their demands, including the installation of pay phones in jails, and the removal of mobile phone jammers

Hyderabad teachers meeting Teachers detained in India for holding meeting demanding release of activists

The teachers were holding a meeting demanding the release of nine activists arrested last year on charges of association with the Communist Party of India (Maoist)

Rallies in Brazil and the world mark one year since political imprisonment of Lula

Demonstrations will take place in 16 countries to demand freedom for Brazil’s ex-president

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