American Indian Movement Announces Walk For Leonard Peltier

By Darren Thompson, Native News Online. -

Minneapolis, Minnesota - The American Indian Movement’s Grand Governing Council (AIMGGC) announced on Tuesday that it’s organizing a freedom walk for Leonard Peltier later this year, from [...]

It’s Time To Free Leonard Peltier, Longest Serving Political Prisoner

Too few have heard of Leonard Peltier, an American Indian Movement activist who has been imprisoned for 44 years based on accusations that were never proven and a trial that was appallingly [...]

Doctors For Assange Demand An End To His Torture & Medical Neglect

By Doctors for Assange, Popular Resistance. -

Ahead of Julian Assange’s upcoming extradition hearing on February 24, a letter by a group of doctors representing 117 physicians and psychologists from 18 nations calls for an end to the [...]

Chelsea Manning Imprisoned Without Charge For Six Months

By Kevin Reed and James Cogan, -

The courageous whistleblower Chelsea Manning has now been held in a federal detention center in Alexandria, Virginia for more than six months. Manning has not been charged with or committed any [...]

Refusing To “Snitch,” Whistleblower Chelsea Manning Becomes Two-Time Political Prisoner

By Alexander Rubinstein, -

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA — Chelsea Manning was thrown in jail on Friday for refusing to comply with a grand jury subpoena related to sealed charges against WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange. She is [...]

The Brazen Detention Of Marzieh Hashemi, America’s Newest Political Prisoner

By Stanley L. Cohen, -

Any discussion of the detention of journalist Marzieh Hashemi must begin in the historical context that all presidents have used the Department of Justice for constitutionally prohibited personal [...]

Philly Prosecutors Discover Mysterious ‘Six Boxes’ Connected To Mumia Abu-Jamal In Storage Room

By Bobby Allyn, -

Days after Christmas, Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner and some of his assistants went rummaging around an out-of-the-way storage room in the office looking for some pieces of [...]

Unity Protests To Free Julian Assange Held All Over The World

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

More than 20 protests in support of Julian Assange were held around the world on June 18th and 19th calling for freedom for Julian Assange. Assange entered the Ecuador Embassy six years ago to [...]

Ahed Tamimi Agrees To Eight Month Plea Bargain In Military Court

By B'Tselem, Popular Resistance -

The conviction rate in Israel’s military courts in the West Bank is almost 100% - not because the military prosecution is so efficient, but because Palestinian defendants reluctantly sign plea [...]

Please Help Us To Get Yanto Out Of Jail

By Staff, -

On the 31st May 2017, as hundreds of people in Timika were gathered peacefully to hold a prayer and thanksgiving ceremony for the thousands of signatures in the Bomberay region of West Papua, [...]

‘Freedom For The Political Prisoners’: March In Barcelona

By Staff, -

By Staff of Common Dreams - "Wearing yellow ribbons on their lapels to signify support, they filled the length of the Avenue Marina that runs from the beach to Barcelona's iconic Sagrada Familia [...]

Honoring Oscar Lopez Rivera, Now More Than Ever

By Johanna Fernandez And Carlito Rovira, -

By Johanna Fernandez And Carlito Rovira for Counter Punch - Recently released Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar Lopez Rivera has announced that although he will march at the Puerto Rican Day [...]

Mumia Abu-Jamal Fights For New Trial And Freedom

By Jeff Mackler, -

By Jeff Mackler for Counter Punch. Pennsylvania - On Mumia Abu-Jamal’s birthday, April 24, about 125 demonstrators mobilized outside Philadelphia’s Court of Common Pleas in solidarity with [...]

Mumia To Finally Receive Hep C Treatment

By Staff, -

By Staff for the Campaign to Bring Mumia Home. On March 31, 2017, Mumia Abu-Jamal received a cruel mix of bad and good news from a prison doctor. The doctor shared the results of his recent lab [...]

Manning: Thank You To Those Who Kept Me Alive

By Chelsea Manning, -

By Chelsea Manning for The Guardian. To those who have kept me alive for the past six years: minutes after President Obama announced the commutation of my sentence, the prison quickly moved me [...]