Posts Tagged ‘prisoner’

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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Iran releases Jewish prisoner imprisoned for visiting Israeli family

The Islamic Republic of Iran has freed imprisoned Iranian Jew Mashallah Pesar Kohan, who was detained in 2017 for visiting his family members in Israel.George Haroonian, a prominent Iranian Jewish American, announced Sunday on social media that “Mashallah Pesar Kohan, a Jewish citizen, was released from prison in greater Tehran.”Karmel Melamed, an Iranian-American journalist and […]

‘Political Prisoner’ Freed Under US Pressure Caught Planning Terrorism

‘Political Prisoner’ Freed Under US Pressure Caught Planning Terrorism A right-wing extremist arrested during a 2018 coup attempt in Nicaragua, who was listed by NGOs as a “political prisoner” and was freed under heavy US pressure, was later found with explosives, guns, and drugs, plotting a terror attack. Puedes leer este informe en español aquí. […]

Yemen’s warring parties agree largest prisoner swap

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Hamas denies report of breakthrough in prisoner exchange deal with Israel

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Hamas leader: Egypt mediating possible prisoner swap with Israel

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh reportedly said on Friday that Egypt was mediating between Israel and the terror group over a possible prisoner swap. Hamas is currently holding the bodies of IDF soldiers Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul, both killed in the 2014 war, as well as civilians Avera Mengistu and Hisham al-Sayed, two Israelis who […]

An explosive letter from Israel’s longest-serving Palestinian prisoner

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Ex-Political Prisoner at RNC: Chinese Communists an ‘Enemy of Humanity’

Chen Guangcheng, a dissident who spent seven years imprisoned in China, told the Republican National Convention (RNC) Wednesday the Communist Party was an “enemy of humanity.” Chen, a blind self-taught legal scholar from a rural community, spent those years in both prison and house arrest after police detained him for his advocacy against forced abortions, […]

Palestinian ex-prisoner: You sit there wishing you would die

by Zena Tahhan Haifa Abu Sbeih was only 15 when she witnessed the immediate aftermath of a horrific massacre outside her family’s home in the Old City of Hebron (Al-Khalil). She recalls standing outside her home in 1994, searching for her older brother after she heard gunshots in the Ibrahimi Mosque nearby, where an American […]

Take Action Now To Support Yaqui Political Prisoner Fidencio Aldama Pérez

Take Action Now To Support Yaqui Political Prisoner Fidencio Aldama Pérez Above Photo: Part of the Independencia aqueduct – robbing Yaqui water till there’s hardly any left. Photo JPJ Para leer este artículo en español Read the People’s Human Rights Observatory Statement of Solidarity with the Yaqui People Recent events in the Yaqui traditional territory, […]

Palestinian prisoner dies inside Israeli jails

Due to medical negligence, Palestinian prisoner from West Bank passed away on Saturday morning inside Israeli jails. Palestinian sources identified the Palestinian prisoner as Hussein Atalla from the West Bank city of Nablus. He was sentenced to 35 years in prison. The Palestinian prisoner suffered cancer, but received bad healthcare inside the Israeli occupation jails. […]

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