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Zambian Socialist Party Secretary General Cosmas Musumali released from detention

Musumali was arrested along with nearly 30 other party workers while conducting a meeting. With the parliamentary by-elections only a month away, the ruling Patriotic Front has been cracking down on mobilizations and meetings by the opposition

Sahrawi activists Lefkir illegal confinement Saharawi activist Mahfouda Bamba Lefkir, “I left the small prison just to enter the big one”

After six months in jail on a politically-motivated charge, Saharawi Human rights activist Mahfouda Bamba Lefkir has been released but enjoys only partial freedom

Guatemalan Indigenous leader Daniel Pascual denounces political persecution

He has been accused of defamation, slander and injury by the son of an army general from the era of the military dictatorship

Guatemalan organizations denounce political persecution of Indigenous leader Daniel Pascual

Daniel Pascual, who is appearing as a defendant in a defamation case on Tuesday, has faced constant attacks because of his work to defend human rights and Indigenous and peasant communities in Guatemala

Croatia march Hundreds march against political repression in Croatia

The marchers also expressed solidarity with the Croatian journalist Gordan Duhacek, who is being prosecuted for publishing a report against police brutality

Attack on Press Freedom in India India’s mounting attacks on press freedom

In this video, we look into the ever increasing attacks on journalists who have been speaking truth to power.

“Raids on Indian rights group smack of political vendetta”

The organization, Lawyers Collective, has been critical of the right-wing government of Bharatiya Janata Party and has been in the forefront of human rights advocacy in India

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

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)

Russian protests Thousands protest in Russia in defense of workers’ rights

The rallies have been organized in the wake of simmering discontent in the country against Vladimir Putin’s anti-dissent legislations and controversial pension reforms.

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.

Omar Al-Bashir declaring emergency Emergency declared in Sudan following anti-government demonstration

The declaration of emergency, by president al-Bashir, came shortly after a parliamentary committee tasked with scrapping presidential term limits cancelled its meetings.

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