Political prisoners
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

G N Saibaba Indian political prisoner GN Saibaba denied bail again despite deteriorating health condition

Saibaba, a tireless fighter for the rights of Indigenous communities, has been in jail since March 2017 on charges of association with the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist)

CNRP Permanent Committee Cambodian court issues arrest warrant against opposition leaders in exile

The warrants were issued against leaders of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, including its acting president Sam Rainsy. The leaders were planning to return to Cambodia and resume political work.

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