Posts Tagged ‘detained’

‘Inform the World How Evil This Regime Is’: Scholar Detained for Three Years in Tehran Recounts Lessons From Captivity

US Ambassador to Switzerland Edward McMullen greets Xiyue Wang in Zurich, Switzerland December 7, 2019. U.S. Embassy in Switzerland/Handout via REUTERS An American doctoral student who spent over three years held in an Iranian prison joined Algemeiner members for a conversation on Wednesday, where he shared details of his captivity and discussed what he saw […]

Two Proud Boys detained by US judge over role in storming Capitol

WASHINGTON – A federal judge on Monday ordered that two prominent leaders of the far-right Proud Boys group be detained for their roles in storming the US Capitol, saying they posed a danger to the community and could not be trusted to abide by strict conditions of release.The ruling by US District Judge Timothy Kelly […]

Gunman who killed 8 at Indianapolis FedEx site had been detained before

The 19-year-old gunman who killed eight workers and himself at an Indianapolis FedEx center was a former employee who was placed under psychiatric detention last year after his mother reported concerns he might commit “suicide by cop,” police and FBI said. Four members of the Sikh religious community – three women and a man – were among […]

Myanmar activists hold shoe protests; another celebrity detained

Myanmar security forces on Thursday arrested Paing Takhon, a model and actor who had spoken out against the coup, his sister told Reuters, as activists placed shoes filled with flowers in parts of Yangon to commemorate dead protesters.Troops opened fire on pro-democracy protesters on Wednesday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens, activists and […]

Riot in Swiss city, police use rubber bullet and tear gas, dozens detained

Police used rubber bullets against rioters as the rioters hurled bottles and Molotov cocktails in the northeastern Swiss city of St. Gallen on Saturday. More than 30 people were temporarily banned from entering the city. The riot broke out after around 1,000 young people gathered at the Roter Platz square in the city center. The […]

Hundreds of detained anti-coup protesters released in Myanmar – media

More than 600 detainees have abruptly been released from prison in Myanmar, media have reported, citing lawyers and eyewitnesses. Almost all of those released had been detained during the crackdown on the anti-coup protests. The detainees were released from Insein prison of Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, on Wednesday. Some 16 buses carrying the freed protesters […]

New York Hasidic men detained in German airport – was there any reason?

About 16 Hasidic men, including a group from New York traveling to Vienna, were detained at a German airport for more than 10 hours without actually getting charged, according to the Jewish rights group Americans Against Antisemitism (AAA), the New York Post reported. Five of the men were apprehended by authorities Frankfurt already on March […]

Kremlin opponent Navalny says he’s detained in ‘concentration camp’

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny compared his detention conditions to those of a “concentration camp” in an Instagram post on Monday. “I must admit that the Russian prison system managed to surprise me. I did not think it was possible to build a concentration camp just 100 kilometres away from Moscow,” the post read. “Three […]

Bahrain police beat, threaten detained children with rape, rights groups say

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Trump appointee charged for Jan. 6 assault ordered detained until trial

Klein, 42, is the only known appointee of former President Donald Trump to face charges connected to the Capitol breach. He was seen on Capitol security and police-worn cameras repeatedly attacking police in a tunnel underneath the Capitol’s west front entrance. Prosecutors say Klein spent 30 minutes inside the tunnel at the front lines of […]

White House Says US Communicating With Iran Over Detained Americans

White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan delivers remarks during a press briefing inside the White House in Washington, U.S., February 4, 2021. REUTERS/Tom Brenner White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Sunday the United States had begun to communicate with Iran over the country’s detention of American citizens, calling the matter a “complete and […]

Washington in talks with Iran over detained Americans, Biden’s national security adviser says

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Israel Returns Two Detained Syrians in Prisoner Exchange Talks

An old Israeli tank with a flag overlooking the Syrian town of Quneitra in the Golan Heights on Feb. 11, 2018. Photo: Hadas Parush / Flash90. In significant developments in ongoing prisoner exchange talks between Israel and Syria, Israel has repatriated two Syrian citizens who had crossed into Israeli territory. Israeli news site N12 reported […]

Thailand: Police clash with pro-democracy protesters over detained leaders

Followers of Thailand’s recently revived student-led pro-democracy movement clashed with police on Saturday night. At the protest they had demanded the release of four of their leaders who were detained on Tuesday and now face trial. The four have been charged with offending the monarchy which carries a punishment of three to 15 years in […]

Republic Official kidnapped, unlawfully detained and tortured by Canadian Crown officials – Prosecut ion of those responsible sought in domestic and international courts

Breaking News Release: February 4, 2021 Republic Official kidnapped, unlawfully detained and tortured by Crown officials – Prosecution of those responsible sought in domestic and international courts Republic of Kanata / Post Master The National Council of the Republic of Kanata On January 8, a leading citizen and official of the Republic of Kanata, Paul […]

Corbyn’s brother detained for flyer equating COVID vaccines to Auschwitz

London police have detained the older brother of former Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn in connection with a flyer that draws parallels between Britain’s COVID-19 response and the Holocaust. Piers Corbyn, 73, was held Tuesday on suspicion of malicious communications and public nuisance, the Jewish Chronicle of London reported, citing police sources. A 37-year-old man […]

Alexei Navalny: scores detained in mass protests following opposition leader sentencing

Nearly 1,000 people were detained on Tuesday night in Russia after mass protests broke out in Moscow and Saint Petersburg after a court sentenced Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny to prison for more than 2 1/2 years. It ruled he violated the terms of his probation while recuperating in Germany from nerve-agent poisoning. Navalny, who […]

Military coup launched in Myanmar; Suu Kyi detained

The detention of the politicians and cuts in communication services on Monday were the first signals that plans to seize power were in motion. Phone and internet access to Naypyitaw was lost and Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party could not be reached. The Irrawaddy, an established online news service, reported that Suu Kyi, […]

Russia protests – live: Navalny’s wife amongst 2,000 supporters detained as police close central Moscow

‘Hundreds arrested’ in pro-Navalny protests across Russia Alexei Navalny’s wife has been detained along with 2,000 others as protesters across Russia demanded the release of the jailed opposition politician.  Yulia Navalnaya joined a rally in Moscow – where police sealed off pedestrian access in areas and shut down metro stations – where she counted among […]

Russia protests: More than 1,500 Navalny supporters detained in fresh demonstrations over Putin critic’s arrest

More than 1,500 have been detained at protests in Russia in support of Alexei Navalny, a jailed politician and fierce critic of the Kremlin. Rallies are being held across the country for the second weekend in a row after Mr Navalny was arrested earlier this month upon his return to Moscow, having spent months in […]

Alexei Navalny detained by Russian police upon arrival at airport

Police detained prominent Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on arrival at a Moscow airport on Sunday after he flew home to Russia from Germany for the first time since he was poisoned last summer.The move, which could see Navalny jailed for 3.5 years for allegedly flouting the terms of a suspended prison sentence, is likely to […]

Putin Critic Alexei Navalny Detained After Landing In Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested Sunday at a Moscow airport as he tried to enter the country from Germany, where he had spent five months recovering from nerve agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin. Navalny’s detention at passport control in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport was widely expected because Russia’s […]

Palestinian activist detained hours after protest, charged with assaulting Israeli soldier

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Chinese Street Evangelist Detained on New Year’s Day

Photo Credit: Ferdinand Feng/Pixabay China (International Christian Concern) – On Dec. 31, a Christian street evangelist in China’s Hunan province was again sentenced by the authorities to ten days in administrative detention for “disturbing public order.” Last August, Chen Wensheng, who is a member of the Xiaoqun Church in Hengyang, underwent the same punishment for […]

House Church Preacher in Taiyuan, China Detained Again

China (International Christian Concern) – The preacher of a house church in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, who was just detained last November, was detained again along with five other members, after their Bible study at the preacher’s home on Dec. 30. More than dozens of local authorities raided the home of An Yankui, the preacher of […]

Detained Saudi Pilots Will Only Be Exchanged for Palestinian Inmates – Yemen’s Ansarullah

By Staff, Agencies Yemen’s Ansarullah revolutionary movement conditioned the release of Saudi pilots in Yemeni custody on the freedom of Palestinian inmates held in the kingdom’s prisons. Speaking to al-Masirah TV channel on Wednesday, Abdel Kader Mortaza, the official in charge of prisoner affairs at Yemen’s National Salvation Government, said Saudi pilots held in captivity […]

Coworker Detained In Possible Poisoning Death Of Video Game Tycoon

BEIJING (AP) — Police in Shanghai say they have detained a suspect in the death by possible poisoning of the billionaire founder of a Chinese video game company that makes films based on the popular science fiction novel “The Three-Body Problem.” Lin Qi, 39, died on Christmas Day after being hospitalized, according to his company, […]

Israeli military prosecutors: If freed, Palestinian teen at risk for COVID-19 will be detained without trial

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Thousands of anti-Lukashenko protesters march in Belarus, dozens detained

Thousands of demonstrators marched in the Belarus capital Minsk and elsewhere on Sunday as weekly protests demanding the resignation of veteran President Alexander Lukashenko continued, prompting police to detain more than 300 people.Belarus, a country of 9.5 million that Russia sees as a security buffer against NATO, has been rocked by mass protests since an […]

Iran: Kylie Moore-Gilbert detained for being Israeli spy for Bahraini MP

An Iranian misinformation campaign on state-run TV has claimed that Kylie Moore-Gilbert, the British-Australian academic held in prison for two years and then released in a prisoner swap, was an Israeli spy working with a Bahraini ex-MP, according to a Guardian news report Wednesday.Moore-Gilbert was detained in September 2018 and sentenced to 10 years in prison […]

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