BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 2/17/14
On Feb. 15, a panel called, “Victories in Resistance, Solidarity Against Injustice” was organized by the Minnesota Anti-War Committee (AWC) to celebrate newly-won freedom and to reflect on how to do political prisoner solidarity which builds our movements.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/12/13
More than 30 people came together here, Dec 12, for a community dinner to build support for Chicago Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh.
BY Linden Gawboy | Minneapolis, MN | 9/04/13
On Oct. 2 through Oct. 4, the U.S. government will be put on trial for “malfeasance in Indian Country,” according to a statement released at a press conference Sept. 4.
BY staff | Fort Worth, TX | 3/30/13
About 60 people gathered here at the U.S. District Court building, March 29, to demand “Free Aafia Siddiqui!”
BY staff | Lebanon | 1/20/13
The Lebanese media outlet Al Manar reports that hundreds of protesters gathered by the French embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, Jan. 18, to demand that French authorities release the long-held political prisoner George Ibrahim Abdullah.
BY staff | San Diego, CA | 12/13/12
A young Somali woman and well-known community activist, Nima Ali Yusuf, was sentenced to eight years in prison, here on Dec.11, for conspiracy to provide material support to a terrorist organization.
BY Tom Burke | Colombia | 3/06/12
Colombian political prisoner Liliany “Lily” Obando is now free, released on bond from prison where she spent over three and one-half years on charges of “rebellion”.
BY staff | Palestine | 9/26/11
Palestinian prisoners in Israeli occupation prisons issued a statement on Sunday, September 25, 2011, stating that they plan to begin an open-ended hunger strike on September 27, 2011, demanding an end to the isolation of Ahmad Sa'adat, an end to isolation for all Palestinian political prisoners, and an end to the policies of repression and humiliation against visitors to the prisoners, including denial of family visits and visitors being stopped, searched and impeded at Israeli occupation checkpoints.
BY staff | Philippines | 7/17/02
Human rights groups continue to push for the release of all political prisoners, especially of Donato.