Posts Tagged ‘prisoner’

Ahmadreza Djalali: Iran rules out prisoner swap with Sweden before academic’s execution

The Swedish-Iranian researcher will be executed and will not be exchanged, the Iranian judiciary said.

Judge Acquits J6 Prisoner of All Charges: ‘This Is a Political Witch Hunt’

A January 6 protestor has been cleared of all charges after a federal judge declared that the charges against him were completely bogus and said Capitol police let him into the building during the demonstrations. US District Judge Trevor McFadden found Matthew Martin not guilty on all four misdemeanor charges on Wednesday, declaring that his […]

Snake Island sailors freed in Ukraine war prisoner exchange, says Kyiv

The 13 soldiers had famously defied Russian warships at the very start of the invasion. Source

AmericanGulag Reporter Visits J6 Political Prisoner Jeremy Brown in Pinellas County Jail

AmericanGulag Reporter Visits J6 Political Prisoner Jeremy Brown in Pinellas County Jail The Gateway Pundit / Jim Hoft Article originally published at AmericanGulag.org. Article Written by Nick Mastrangelo Upon first eye contact through an enlarged video screen (one of many lined up around the walls of the Visitation Center at Pinellas County Jail), Jeremy Brown, […]

OIC calls for release of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Tuesday called for the release of a Palestinian prisoner, who has been on a hunger strike for 141 days in protest against his detention without trial by Israel, Anadolu News Agency reports. Hisham Abu Hawwash has staged an open-ended hunger strike to protest his arrest under Israel’s policy […]

Prisoner Abu Hawash is struggling for life: Waed association

2 Jan 2022 Net Source: Agencies By Al Mayadeen Waed Association for Palestinian Prisoners says that “the prisoner Hisham Abu Hawash is facing great difficulty in discharging urine, while his water body percentage has decreased to a third due to the continuation of his coma. Waed Association: The percentage of water in the body of […]

‘On the brink of death’: Family of hunger-striking prisoner pleads for his immediate release

Palestinian prisoner Hisham Abu Hawash, 41, entered his 140th day on hunger strike on Monday, January 3rd, and according to his family, is in such critical condition that he could “die at any moment.” Abu Hawash was arrested by Israeli forces in October 2020 in the middle of the night from his family home in […]

Hamas: Israel is not serious about prisoner swap deal

The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas said yesterday that Israel is not serious about reaching a prisoner swap deal, Al-Aqsa TV reported. In an exclusive interview with the channel, senior Hamas leader, Khalil Al-Hayya, said: “The [Israeli] occupation is not serious about reaching a prisoner swap… We will continue our efforts to release our prisoners using every […]

Palestinian Prisoner Released after Months of Hunger Strike

December 6, 2021 By Staff, Agencies “Israeli” authorities have freed a prominent Palestinian prisoner, two weeks after reaching a release deal that ended his marathon 131-day hunger strike, a prisoner rights group has said. Kayed Fasfous, 32, had remained in an “Israeli” hospital since ending his strike on November 23. He was the symbolic figurehead […]

Congressmen to Profile One Political Prisoner a Day Ahead of China Olympics

The heads of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) announced an initiative on Thursday in which the CECC would highlight one Chinese political prisoner a day to counter the deluge of Chinese government propaganda to promote the 2022 Beijing Olympics. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) awarded China with hosting duties for February’s Winter Olympics – […]

Sick Palestinian prisoner ‘dies of medical negligence’ in Israel custody

A Palestinian prisoner who has been held in Israeli jails for 13 years died today in what Palestinian rights groups believe is a result of medical negligence on the part of Israeli prison authorities. Thirty-nine-year-old Sami Al-Amour from the Deir Al-Balah refugee camp in the besieged Gaza Strip, was announced dead this morning at Soroka […]

WATCH: Federal Prisoner Escapes Custody at Milwaukee Airport

Federal prisoner Robert Johnson Jr. ran past an unarmed guard on Tuesday inside Milwaukee’s Mitchell International Airport, ABC 13 reported. Officials said Johnson got off the airplane and asked to use the restroom, however, once his handcuffs were undone, he allegedly hit his escort and took off running. An additional camera outside the building showed […]

Prisoner Al-Qawasmi Seizes Freedom and Ends Hunger Strike

Nov 12, 2021 Source: Al Mayadeen By Al Mayadeen Palestinian Prisoner Miqdad al-Qawasmi ends his hunger strike after a reached agreement to release him next February according to the Prisoners Information Office. Al-Qawasmi won a decisive victory and ended his hunger strike that lasted 113 days The Palestinian Prisoners Information Office announced that prisoner Miqdad […]

After 111 days on hunger strike, Palestine prisoner faces imminent death, rights group warns

Hospitalised Palestinian prisoner enters 86th day of hunger strike

Today marks the 86th day of Miqdad Al-Qawasmeh’s hunger strike, protesting against his continued administrative detention—being held without charge or trial. Last week, the International Red Cross expressed concern for Miqdad and another prisoner, Kayed Nammoura’s well-being, saying that there were concerns “about potentially irreversible consequences of such prolonged hunger strikes to their health and […]

Recaptured Palestinian prisoner starts hunger strike in protest of ‘inhumane’ conditions

An Israeli court formally indicted this week the six recaptured Palestinian prisoners, who last month achieved a historic escape from a maximum security Israeli prison last month that shocked the world.  The prisoners, all of whom are from the area of Jenin in the northern occupied West Bank, were recaptured within hours of each other […]

Prisoner in Kosovo puts the ‘bile’ in mobile as Nokia phone is removed from stomach

Doctors in Kosovo say they have successfully removed a mobile phone from the stomach of a prisoner. The procedure was carried out by surgeons at the university clinical centre in the capital Pristina last week. The 33-year-old prisoner, who has not been named, had been complaining of stomach pains for several days, doctors added. The […]

After international pressure, pregnant Palestinian prisoner released on bail to give birth

After weeks of mounting pressure from rights groups and social media campaigns, Palestinian prisoner Anhar al-Deek was released from Israeli prison on Thursday so that she could give birth to her son in hospital.  The 26-year-old Palestinian mother was released on Thursday on a 40,000 NIS ($12,500) bail and ordered to house arrest, after several […]

Islamic Jihad Denounces Assault on Liberated Prisoner Al-Akhras

Posted on August 22, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians 22 Aug 2021 Source: Al Mayadeen The family of liberated Palestinian prisoner Maher Al-Akhras protests alongside dozens of Palestinians in front of the police headquarters in Bireh to demand the release of their kin whom the Palestinian Authority arrested. Liberated Palestinian prisoner Maher Al-Akhras (Archive) The family of […]

Iran voices readiness to implement prisoner swap deal with U.S., UK

Iran voices readiness to implement prisoner swap deal with U.S., UK – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iran has insisted that it has reached a deal with the United States and the United Kingdom on a prisoner swap, underlining that it is ready to proceed with the deal as soon as the other sides fulfill their part.  […]

Palestinian prisoner now refusing water, 62 days into hunger strike

It’s been 62 days since 28-year-old Ghadanfar Abu Atwan began his hunger strike in protest of his administrative detention by Israel. For the past two months Abu Atwan has refused all forms of food and vitamins, except for water. Now, he’s refusing water as well, and his family is worried that he could die at […]

RH – Political Prisoner Update, Plus the Kalergi Plan

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Israel refused transgender prisoner’s request to transfer to women’s jail, citing ‘masculine appearance’

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Amnesty Strips Russian Dissident of “Prisoner of Conscience” Status After He Was Accused of Being Racist 15 Years Ago

Journalist Glenn Greenwald was called “transphobic” for pointing out that although a new Gallup survey shows a surge in the number of Americans identifying as LGBT, almost all of the increase comes from those identifying as trans or bi, not gay or lesbian. The poll found that one in six people under the age of […]

Anger after Amnesty strips Navalny of ‘prisoner of conscience’ status

On Tuesday, spokesman Alexander Artemyev said the human rights organisation had altered its stance after a review of historical speeches that “advocated violence and discrimination”. The NGO would continue to campaign to free the opposition leader, he said, given that he had been persecuted for “political views”. The move is not entirely without precedent, with […]

Amnesty International revokes Navalny’s ‘prisoner of conscience’ status

Amnesty International no longer considers jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny a “prisoner of conscience” due to past comments he made that qualify as advocacy of hatred, the group said.Amnesty, however, still believes that Navalny should be freed from jail, that he has committed no crime and that he is being persecuted for his campaigning and […]

Canadian Political Prisoner Travis Patron Releases Statement About His Unlawful Arrest And Incarceration

Canadian political leader, Travis Patron, who was arrested on February 15, 2021 allegedly for “hate speech,” has released an official statement about his ordeal.  We have transcribed it here for ease of reading.  The original statement can be seen below. Patron Held As Political Prisoner For Over 48 Hours By Government Of Saskatchewan Thursday, February […]

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 […]

The impossible love story between Dr. Mengele’s friend and a Jewish prisoner at Auschwitz

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Hamas rejects Israeli prisoner exchange proposal, Lebanese newspaper reports

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