Posts Tagged ‘prisoners’

Venezuela Releases 7 Jailed Americans As US Releases 2 Prisoners

The group includes five oil executives who have been held for nearly five years. Source

Venezuela Releases 7 Jailed Americans; US Frees 2 Prisoners

WASHINGTON—Venezuela has freed seven imprisoned Americans in exchange for the United States releasing two nephews of regime leader Nicolás Maduro’s wife who had been jailed for years on drug smuggling conspiracy convictions, the White House said Saturday. The swap of the Americans, including five oil executives held for nearly five years, follows months of back […]

Venezuela releases 7 jailed Americans; U.S. frees 2 prisoners

In a rare softening of hostile relations, Venezuela has freed seven imprisoned Americans in exchange for the United States releasing two nephews of President Nicolás Maduro’s wife who had been jailed for years on drug smuggling conspiracy convictions, the White House said Saturday. The swap of the Americans, including five oil executives held for nearly […]

Foreign prisoners, some facing execution, freed from east Ukraine jail

A group of ten foreign captives – including five British men, two Americans, a Swede, Croat, and a Moroccan – have been released from jail in separatist-controlled east Ukraine in a deal negotiated by Saudi Arabia.  Several of the men had been sentenced to death by a court in the Donbas region, but were given […]

Prisoners are refusing to join Russian mercenary group, US official claims

The Wagner Group, a Russian private paramilitary organisation, has not been entirely successful in its efforts to recruit 1,500 prisoners, with many are refusing to join, a senior US defence official said on Monday. “Our information indicates that Wagner has been suffering high losses in Ukraine, especially and unsurprisingly among young and inexperienced fighters,” the […]

Russia is Running out of Troops, Releases 28,000 Prisoners, Sends them to Fight in Ukraine

    [embedded content] More than 28,000 prisoners including murderers, rapists and those guilty of grievous bodily harm have been freed from jails to fight for Vladimir Putin in his war in Ukraine, it is claimed. The scheme has so far led to the release of more than five percent of the entire male prison […]

Russia is Running out of Troops, Releases 28,000 Prisoners, Sends them to Fight in Ukraine

    [embedded content] More than 28,000 prisoners including murderers, rapists and those guilty of grievous bodily harm have been freed from jails to fight for Vladimir Putin in his war in Ukraine, it is claimed. The scheme has so far led to the release of more than five percent of the entire male prison […]

Russia is Running out of Troops, Releases 28,000 Prisoners, Sends them to Fight in Ukraine

    [embedded content] More than 28,000 prisoners including murderers, rapists and those guilty of grievous bodily harm have been freed from jails to fight for Vladimir Putin in his war in Ukraine, it is claimed. The scheme has so far led to the release of more than five percent of the entire male prison […]

Russia is Running out of Troops, Releases 28,000 Prisoners, Sends them to Fight in Ukraine

    [embedded content] More than 28,000 prisoners including murderers, rapists and those guilty of grievous bodily harm have been freed from jails to fight for Vladimir Putin in his war in Ukraine, it is claimed. The scheme has so far led to the release of more than five percent of the entire male prison […]

EXCLUSIVE: Jan. 6 Prisoners and Families Expose Brutal Truth About Jail Lockdown

It began without warning. A Jan. 6 prisoner had emerged from his cell without a mask. When it was all over, the jail was in lockdown and several inmates had been pepper sprayed, handcuffed, and thrown into solitary confinement. Inmate tablets were quickly confiscated, but not before several prisoners had time to send text messages, […]

‘Painful March for Freedom’: The Triumphant Legacy of Palestinian Prisoners

“As soon as I left prison, I went to Nael’s grave. It is adorned with the colors of the Palestinian flag and verses from the Holy Quran. I told my little brother how much I loved and appreciated him, and that, one day, we would meet again in paradise.” The above is part of a […]

Palestinian prisoners call for unity in revolt against prison conditions

On Tuesday, September 6, more than 400 Palestinian political detainees in Israeli prisons enter their thirteenth consecutive day of punitive measures imposed on them by the Israel Prison Service (IPS), including being locked in their prison cells and denied recreational yard-time, all due to alleged affiliations with Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ). These repressive measures are […]

Congress had exculpatory for J6 prisoners for over a year; they’ve suppressed it and continued lying

You should be ashamed of yourselves. We the People are certainly ashamed of you.   Congress had exculpatory for J6 prisoners for over a year; they’ve suppressed it and continued lying On the Friday morning episode of the Conservative Daily Podcast, Joe and Tig interviewed the late Ashli Babbitt’s mother Micki Withoeft and independent journalist […]

Palestinian prisoners suspend mass hunger strike after Israel meets their demands

Palestinian prisoners have suspended a mass hunger strike scheduled to start yesterday after the Israeli prison administration accepted their demands to reverse punitive measures imposed against them for months, the Supreme National Emergency Committee of the National Captive Movement, which manages the prisoners’ protests, said in a statement. “Israel realised that the prisoners are ready […]

[Premiering 8/31 at 1 PM ET] J6 Prisoners Experiencing Cruel and Unusual Punishment at Hands of Police, Prosecutors, Congress: Rep Andy Biggs | Facts Matter

This video is brought to you by Sekur: https://ept.ms/3yW0Wul In this interview with Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) we had the opportunity to discuss his take on the pre-trial solitary confinement for those who stand accused of violations stemming from their involvement in the Jan. 6 Capitol breach. Biggs believes there’s been an outright breakdown of the […]

Black August And The Fight To Free Political Prisoners

Black August is a month-long commemoration of Black resistance against oppression, with an emphasis on Black freedom fighters and political prisoners. To this day, dozens of Black freedom fighters remain incarcerated in US prisons after decades. As Black August gains more mainstream currency, many activists want to make sure its original purpose in uplifting Black […]

‘Extreme tension’ in Israeli jails as Palestinian prisoners protest abuses

There is “extreme tension” in Israeli prisons amid a growing standoff between officials and Palestinian detainees, a Palestinian NGO said on Friday, Anadolu News Agency reports. Palestinian prisoners in various Israeli jails kicked off a series of protests this week against persistent mistreatment by officials. Israeli authorities have responded with even harsher steps, including “doubled […]

Hamas slams PA for denying that it holds political prisoners

The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement slammed the Palestinian Authority yesterday for denying that it has political prisoners in its jails. Hamas spokesman Abdul Latif Al-Qanou said that the PA’s denial of political detentions contradicts reports by international rights groups. “Denial of such prisoners is condemned,” said Al-Qanou. “In fact, denying the existence of political prisoners […]

Ukraine denies allegations shelling killed own prisoners of war

The Kremlin-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine say that at least 40 Ukrainian prisoners of war captured during the fighting for Mariupol have been killed by Ukrainian shelling. Source

Russia running out of Troops, now recruiting Prisoners, Tells them to go ‘Hunt Nazis in Ukraine’

Russia is recruiting prisoners to fight in Ukraine with the promise of almost £3,000 and their sentences being annulled if they come back alive after six months. Inmates are being actively recruited in St Petersburg jails, according to independent media outlet IStories. The convicts are told they will be put on the frontline to hunt […]

When Sweden’s King Ordered a Clinical Trial of Coffee on Prisoners

Between Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks, coffee is everywhere. If you’re a coffee lover, you may have wondered about how coffee came to be throughout history. Read more Section:  News History Ancient Traditions Read Later  Source

Mysterious Mass Graves Contained Oliver Cromwell’s Prisoners

In November 2013 archaeologists from the University of Durham in northern England found two mass graves near Durham Cathedral. At first the archaeologists thought the bodies belonged to the Cathedral’s  Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Palestine’s prisoners movement

I am a regular guest on By Any Means Necessary, an excellent leftist radio programme that broadcasts in Washington DC and across the world via the internet. The co-hosts are Sean Blackmon and Jacquie Luqman; Eugene Puryear is an alumnus. Share But recently, the UK government has used the fog of war in Ukraine to […]

Trump Vows to Pardon January 6 Political Prisoners: “They Are Being Treated So Unfairly”

President Trump has promised to pardon all of the January 6 political presidents within hours of taking office in 2024. Speaking to over 50,000 supporters at a rally in Conroe, Texas on Saturday night, Trump praised the Canadian truckers and their Freedom Convoy. BYPASS THE CENSORS Sign up to get unfiltered news delivered straight to […]

France, Iran talk about nuclear deal, Macron asks for release of prisoners

French President Emmanuel Macron insisted on “the need to accelerate” the process to “achieve progress” in the Iranian nuclear talks. During a “long exchange” with his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raissi, Emmanuel Macron stressed “the need for Iran to demonstrate a constructive approach and return to the full implementation of its obligations”. “On the 2015 nuclear […]

Prisoners fear release from jail due to Covid

Photo Credits: Nagpur Jail When the Maharashtra home ministry decided last year to reduce the number of prisoners in the state’s crowded prisons to reduce impact of the third wave of Covid, they were in for a surprise.  Some inmates, it seems, did not want to be released at all. According to jail officials, several […]

AP Declares Mistreatment of J6 Prisoners a ‘Conspiracy Theory’

The Associated Press, one of Facebook’s fact-checkers tasked with deciding what users can and can’t see online, has declared that the mistreatments of J6 prisoners is nothing more than a silly “conspiracy theory.” Journalist Andy Ngo noted that there have been multiple credible reports of abuse of those imprisoned Trump supporters without trial, but that […]

Palestinian prisoners enter 40th year in Israel detention

The two longest-serving Palestinian freedom fighters incarcerated in Israel have entered their 40th and last year behind bars, Palestinian Wafa news agency reported citing the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) yesterday. According to PPS, Karim Younis, 63, and his cousin, Maher Younis, 64, both from the Arab-Israeli town of Ara in northern Israel, were detained on 6 January […]

AP Declares Mistreatment Of Jan 6th Prisoners Is A ‘Conspiracy Theory’

Senator Rand Paul has vowed to directly go after Anthony Fauci and bring him to justice over repeated lies while under oath as regards his involvement in gain of function research that took place at Wuhan virology labs. During a recent interview with his father, former Congressman Ron Paul, the Senator said that if the […]

Egypt releases 3 prominent political prisoners. What about the 65,000 others?

The new year brought with it the welcome news that three of Egypt’s most prominent political prisoners have now been, or are set to be, released from prison. Former EIPR researcher Patrick Zaki, who was studying for his master’s in Italy, was freed on 8 December after 22 months in prison where he was held […]

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