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Hyderabad :: India | 4 months ago

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Urging the government to release all political prisoners without any conditions and also to include the UAPA (Unlawful Activities Prevention Act) in the manifesto of all the political parties, the Committee for the Release of Political

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Sacramento :: CA :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Popular Tags Archives Feeds Amnesty International welcomes the California State Assembly Public Safety Committee hearing scheduled for Feb. 25 [at 1:30 p.m. Security Housing Units (SHUs) and to hear testimony from prison advocates, lawyers and family

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Wellington :: New Zealand | over 1 year ago

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Qaraniqio and other fellow inmates were allegedly subjected to violent attacks by members of the security forces during their apprehension over a month ago and since then family members have been denied the right to visit them in hospital. This is a

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Strasbourg :: France | 2 years ago

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Photo by niesnimame.blogspot.com Bulgarian prison guards and employees are staging a protest rally in downtown Sofia Sunday...The employees demand more funding for prisons and increase of their wages and social benefits. They say their salaries have

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Boston :: MA :: USA | over 2 years ago

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The Herald reported yesterday that the jail atop the abandoned 22-story Sullivan Courthouse in Cambridge was built in 1971 for 160 pretrial detainees but is routinely warehousing 400 or more, who are forced to share toilets by the dozens and sleep on

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Jakarta :: Indonesia | almost 3 years ago

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Follow us on National Amnesty International, a London-based human rights group, put the plight of Papuan political prisoner, Kimanus Wenda, under the spotlight in a recent statement. According to Amnesty, Kimanus is suffering from a stomach tumor and

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San Francisco :: CA :: USA | over 3 years ago

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The Concerned Coalition to Protect Prisoner Rights held a press conference on Jan. 6, 2011, to discuss the physical assaults perpetrated on inmates by prison staff. The attacks took place in the wake of fact finding visits by the coalition to Macon

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New York City :: NY :: USA | over 3 years ago

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Podcasting & Torrents Prisoner Advocate Elaine Brown on Georgia Prison Strike: Repression Breeds Resistance At least four prisons in Georgia remain in lockdown five days after prisoners went on strike in protest of poor living and working conditions.

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San Francisco :: CA :: USA | over 4 years ago

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Inmates who sued the state in 1966 seeking access to lawbooks to challenge their convictions and disciplinary violations have finally dropped their case now that state law requires prisons to stock legal research material in their libraries. More

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Auckland :: New Zealand | over 4 years ago

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Prisoners' rights advocate Peter Williams QC claims that taking away inmates' ability to vote will alienate them further from society. National MP Paul Quinn has had a members' Bill drawn that would remove prisoners' rights to vote. Under current

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