Please Help Us To Get Yanto Out Of Jail

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 [...]

Mumia Abu-Jamal Denied Hepatitis C Treatment

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By Renée Feltz for The Guardian - The internationally known imprisoned former Black Panther and journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal has had his request for a life-saving hepatitis C treatment denied by a [...]

Former Mailman Gets 4 Months In Prison For Gyrocopter Protest At U.S. Capitol

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By Ben Montgomery for Tampa Bay Times - WASHINGTON — For 13 years, Doug Hughes delivered the mail for the United States Postal Service without issue. Now he's being sent to live in a prison cell [...]

Families Of Imprisoned Journalists Begin Open Ended Sit-In

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By Staff of Daily News Egypt - Families of imprisoned journalists began an open ended sit-in at the Press Syndicate headquarters on Sunday, according to an announcement on the Facebook page [...]

Hearing Held To Remove Pro Bono Lawyer For Innocent Lifer

By Mark Lance, -

By Mark Lance for Free Corey Walker - The OAG’s action to get long-time political activist and attorney Rachel Wolkenstein out of this case is retaliation against the efforts of Corey Walker to [...]

Last Angola 3 Member Released After 43+ Years In Prison

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By Staff of Coalition to Free the Angola 3 - Just moments ago, Albert Woodfox, the last remaining member of the Angola 3 still behind bars, was released from prison 43 years and 10 months after [...]

A Grandma Drone Resister’s Letter From Prison

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By Mary Anne Grady Flores for AlterNet - Joy swept through our cell block, Jamesville County Jail, Pod 4, Thursday, January 28. That evening some of the 59 women in our pod rushed up and knocked [...]

Activist Facing Felonies For Breaking Northrup Grumman Windows

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By Fran Quigley for Popular Resistance. Jessica Reznicek, 34, an Iowa peace activist, was arraigned Monday and charged with two felonies for breaking three windows with a sledgehammer at the [...]

Permanent Protest To Free Oscar Lopez Rivera

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By Jose Manuel Lopez of TodosUnidosDescolonizarPR. Bayamon,Puerto Rico - Our partner, reporter and political activist Edwin Chungo Molina is promoting an interesting campaign to force the United [...]

Time Spent In Guantánamo Is Time No One Gets Back

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By Frida Berrigan for Waging Nonviolence - I love my local paper. The Day is locally owned and based right in downtown New London, Connecticut. They publish an actual, physical newspaper every [...]