Posts Tagged ‘prisoners’

Dozens of Palestinian Prisoners Launch Hunger Strike in Solidarity with Fellow Inmates

Posted on October 15, 2020 by uprootedpalestinians October 15, 2020 60 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails today launched an open-ended hunger strike in solidarity with three of their fellow inmates held in solitary confinement, according to the Palestinian news agency WAFA. [embedded content] The spokesman for the Commission of the Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs, Hassan […]

Ansarullah Releases Two US Prisoners in Exchange For 200 Yemeni Detainees

By Staff, Agencies Yemen’s popular Ansarullah revolutionary movement released two American prisoners as part of a deal that also secured the return of more than 200 Yemenis stuck in Oman as a result of the Saudi-led blockade of the war-torn country. The Wednesday swap apparently involved Saudi Arabia and Oman, which frequently plays the role […]

ACH (1355) Pastor Eli James – The Testimony Of The Prisoners #7 – Why We Cannot Lose Our Faith

In today’s show originally broadcast on October 2 2020, Andy is joined by Pastor Eli James on, “The Testimony Of The Prisoners,” for a show entitled, “Why We Cannot Lose Our Faith.” We discussed: the latest news on Pastor Steve; the curious case of David C. Tate and his conversion to Christianity in prison; why […]

Students Say They’re Being Treated Like ‘Prisoners’ Due to Draconian COVID Measures

Germany’s Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development, Gerd Muller, has warned that lockdown measures throughout the globe will end up killing more people than the Coronavirus itself. In an interview with German newspaper Handelsblatt, Muller warned that the response to the global pandemic has resulted in “one of the biggest” hunger and poverty crises in history. […]

This Is America: Prisoners In The Crosshairs, Mutual Aid Fire Relief

Welcome, to This Is America, September 24th, 2020. On this episode, we have a special report from Perilous Chronicle, about how prisoners are directly impacted by the climate change fueled wildfires in the Pacific Northwest. This audio report is based on an article on the unfolding situation, which can be read here. Next up, we have an interview with the Portland […]

27 Christian Prisoners Conditionally Released in Eritrea

(Christian Solidarity Worldwide) — CSW has confirmed that 27 Eritrean Christians were released from Mai Serwa Prison near Eritrea’s capital, Asmara, on Sept. 4 and 8, possibly in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic. According to CSW’s sources, the group consisted of 19 men and eight women who had been detained without charge or trial for […]

Iranian activist went from defending political prisoners to being one herself

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ACH (1330) Pastor Eli James – The Testimony Of The Prisoners #6 – How You No Longer Have Your Democratic Right To Free Speech In A Democracy

ACH (1330) Pastor Eli James – The Testimony Of The Prisoners #6 – How You No Longer Have Your Democratic Right To Free Speech In A DemocracyTHE ACH SHOW In today’s show originally broadcast on August 28 2020, Andy is joined by Pastor Eli James on, “The Testimony Of The Prisoners,” for a show entitled, […]

ACH (1310) Pastor Eli James – The Testimony Of The Prisoners #5 – Another Look At David Goldberg’s Final Words

ACH (1310) Pastor Eli James – The Testimony Of The Prisoners #5 – Another Look At David Goldberg’s Final WordsTHE ACH SHOW In today’s show originally broadcast on July 31 2020, Andy is joined by Pastor Eli James on, “The Testimony Of The Prisoners,” for a show entitled, “Another Look At David Goldberg’s Final Words.” […]

Court denies Palestinian prisoners right to COVID-19 protection

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Tamara Nassar Rights and Accountability 27 July 2020 Protests have been held in Gaza to support Kamal Abu Wara, a prisoner diagnosed with both cancer and COVID-19, in Gaza City on 20 July. Ashraf Amra APA images Israel’s highest court has ruled that Palestinian prisoners have no right to physical distancing protection against COVID-19. Thursday’s […]

ACH (1285) Pastor Eli James – The Testimony Of The Prisoners #4 – Still Have Nightmares

ACH (1285) Pastor Eli James – The Testimony Of The Prisoners #4 – Still Have NightmaresTHE ACH SHOW In today’s show originally broadcast on June 26 2020, Andy is joined by Pastor Eli James on, “The Testimony Of The Prisoners,” for a show entitled, “Still Have Nightmares.” We discussed: Pastor Eli’s Prison Ministry; The EFR […]

Palestinian prisoners to refuse medicine as boycott escalates

Tamara Nassar Rights and Accountability 16 May 2018 Palestinian prisoners have decided not to take medicine as part of an escalating protest. As well as boycotting Israeli military courts, detainees will now refuse health care until their demands are met. Detainees will also begin a wave of hunger strikes in the coming months. The boycott […]

The symbol of political prisoners resonates beyond borders

On Tuesday across the occupied Palestinian territory demonstrators marked Prisoners Day, an annual call to free over 6,000 Palestinians imprisoned by Israel. The commemoration first began on April 17, 1979, five years to the day after the first prisoner exchange between Israel and the Palestinians. The day has since spread to honor former prisoners, including […]

Why Israel banned my play ‘Prisoners of the Occupation’

How to document and render visible the most hidden space in the Israeli occupation? Israel is making every effort to hide Palestinian prisons and other spaces of confinement. Much is made of the fact that Gaza is an open-air prison, but it is the life of the “security” prisoners that is most hidden. All branches […]

PA hypocrisy is exposed on Palestinian Prisoners’ Day

Last year, Palestinian Prisoners’ Day was marked by the initiation of a mass hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails, led by Marwan Barghouti. Today, the occasion is marked by reminders and statistics of the violations incurred by Palestinians as a result of Israel’s colonial violence. According to NGO Addameer, the number of […]

Hundreds of Thousands Protest for Release of Pro-Independence Prisoners

Hundreds of Thousands Protest for Release of Pro-Independence Prisoners Police figures show 315,000 protesters took to the streets, while organizers state that attendance is at 750,000 Six months to the day have passed since the imprisonment of the grassroots pro-independence activists Jordi Cuixart and Jordi Sànchez, the last presidential candidate. They were arrested by the Spanish […]

More than 280 Iranian prisoners to be extradited from Turkmenistan: Spokesman

Tasnim – As many as 283 Iranian nationals jailed in Turkmenistan will be extradited following a recent visit by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to the Central Asian country, a spokesman said. Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said they will be handed over to Iranian judiciary at Lotfabad border crossing on Wednesday. Among them will be […]

New billboard campaign raises awareness about child prisoners held by Israel

Palestine Advocacy Project’s latest billboard ad campaign intends to raise awareness about Ahed Tamimi, the 17-year-old Palestinian activist who now faces up to 10 years in Israel’s military prison over an altercation with Israeli soldiers. Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have called for Ahed’s immediate release. On December 19 at 3AM, the Israeli military […]

Palestinian prisoners boycott Israeli military court

Tamara Nassar Rights and Accountability 21 February 2018 Sarah Shamasneh mourning over the body of her brother Muhammad Shamasneh during his funeral in Qatana, northwest of occupied Jerusalem, on 2 November 2015. Israeli forces recently arrested the 14-year-old and her mother Rusaila.  Shadi Hatem APA images Palestinian prisoners have announced a boycott of Israeli military […]

Report: No food, blankets for Palestinian prisoners in Israel prison

Palestinian prisoners held in Israel’s Etzion Prison have been given only one very small meal and one blanket each during the cold winter months, report revealed on Tuesday. According to the PLO’s Committee of Prisoners and Freed Prisoners, the meal consists of a small cup of yogurt and a small piece of bread every day, […]

Israel to oblige PA stops salaries of Palestinian prisoners

Israeli ministerial committee decided on Sunday to oblige Palestinian Authority (PA) to stop paying salaries to Palestinian prisoners and freed prisoners. The Israeli ministerial committee for legislation decided to cut the money going for the salaries of the prisoners and freed prisoners from the taxes Israeli authorities collect on behalf of the PA. According to […]

Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners held without trial or charge launch boycott of Israeli courts

BETHLEHEM — Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli prisons under administrative detention — Israel’s widely condemned policy of detention without charge or trial — launched an open-ended boycott of Israeli courts on Thursday. The 450 administrative detainees released a joint statement announcing the boycott, saying “the core of resisting administrative detention policy comes […]

Afghan government release 75 prisoners of Hezb-e-Islami

nsnbc : The Afghan government on Thursday released scores of prisoners of Hezb-e-Islami from prison in Kabul in a bid to help implement the […]

President Trump Orders Guantanamo Bay To Prepare For ‘High Level’ Prisoners

President Trump has ordered Guantanamo Bay to prepare for incoming ‘high level’ prisoners, including American politicians, within the next few months. According to a Military of Defense report, Trump is preparing to transfer an unknown number of ‘VIP’ American detainees to the notorious prison in preparation for their trials before a US Military Tribunal. Reports […]

Palestinian prisoners: In the Dark, without Witnesses and Cameras

By Miko Peled | American Herald Tribune | December 26, 2017   By Miko Peled | American Herald Tribune | December 26, 2017 “In the case of the girls the price must exacted at another time, in the dark, without witnesses and cameras.” Wote Israeli journalist Ben Caspit about Ahed Tamimi who kicked and slapped […]

Israeli MK insults mothers of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails

Extremist Israeli Jewish MK Oren Hazan insulted on Monday Palestinian mothers during their way to visit their prisoners inside Israeli prisons. Hazan stopped and boarded the bus of the Palestinian mothers after it had crossed the Israeli Erez Crossing in the north of the Gaza Strip. The extremist Israeli MK asked one of the mothers […]

Brazil is Offering its Prisoners Ayahuasca for Rehabilitation

Heather Callaghan, GuestWaking Times How would society change if instead of suffering, punishment and recidivism – we embraced love, healing and restoration? Some Brazilian prisoners are getting the opportunity to embark on their own ayahuasca journeys and turn their lives around. The powerful herbal combination that produces DMT and a hallucinogenic experience is said […]

Israel fines Palestinian prisoners $18m over killing of Israelis in 2001

The Israeli District Court in Jerusalem has ordered the Palestinian Authority (PA) and six Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails to pay NIS62m ($18m) in compensation for Israeli settlers killed in 2001. Reporting Israeli media, Quds Press said on Sunday that the six Palestinians, from the former Fatah’s military wing Al-Aqsa Brigades, were accused of shooting and killing […]

We are Political Prisoners of Organized Jewry

Report from Pyongyang on the Prairies — Hotels Don’t Honour Bookings; Hotels Discriminate Against Whites; Cops Engineer Banning of Service SOMEWHERE IN MANITOBA, November 15, 2017. It’s been a wild day here in Winnipeg. Except for there not being the smell of kimchee in the air, this city is about as free as Pyongyang. It […]

Israel to move Palestinian prisoners to ‘tents’ due to overcrowding

Israeli occupation is to move number of Palestinian prisoners from prison cells to tents, Israeli media revealed, citing bill proposed by the Israeli Minister of Internal Security Gilad Erdan. According to the Israeli TV Channel 7, the proposal is one of the solutions that the ministry is considering to overturn the implementation of a High […]

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