West Papua: Violence Continues; Calls To Release Political Prisoners Strengthen

Large scale protests were held in the Papuan provinces of Indonesia at a time of heightened violence between government forces and pro-independence insurgents. On Friday, May 21, protests were [...]

Report: Political Repression On The Rise In The United States

By the Alliance for Global Justice. -

The Alliance for Global Justice (AFGJ) has released a comprehensive report detailing the various forms in which political repression of today’s anti-racist uprising in the U.S. has manifested [...]

Black August And Black Liberation: ‘Study, Fast, Train, Fight.’

By BAP National Coordinating Committee, Black Agenda Report. -

Each August since 1979, the surviving sectors of the Black Liberation Movement, our supporters, and the new entrants into the ranks of resistors to the ongoing oppression against the [...]

The Fight For Black Power Requires The Immediate Release Of All Political Prisoners!

By the Black Is Back Coalition. -

The month of August is recognized as “Black August” by many militants associated with the prison movement. This is due in part to the impact of George Jackson, imprisoned revolutionary and Field [...]

Released At Last: Welcome Home, Move 9 Member Chuck Africa!

By Betsey Piette , Workers.org -

Imprisoned since he was only 18, Charles Sims Africa was finally released from Pennsylvania’s SCI Fayette on Feb. 7. The youngest and the last of the MOVE 9 to be paroled, Chuck, now 59 and [...]

Free All Political Prisoners –- Including Julian Assange And Chelsea Manning

By Glen Ford,  Blackagendareport.com -

All of our fates are entwined with that of Julian Assange, a political prisoner of the global imperial state. Assange, an Australian currently held in solitary confinement in Britain’s Belmarsh [...]

Visiting Britain’s Political Prisoner

By John Pilger, Consortiumnews.com -

I set out at dawn. Her Majesty’s Prison Belmarsh is in the flat hinterland of south east London, a ribbon of walls and wire with no horizon. At what is called the visitors centre, I surrendered [...]

Thanksgiving Statement From Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier

By Leonard Peltier, Liberationnews.org -

The year of 2019 is coming to a close and with it, comes the day most Americans set aside as a day for Thanksgiving. As I let my mind wander beyond the steel bars and concrete walls, I try to [...]

Free Honduran Political Prisoners, Stop Criminalization Of Social Movements

By Honduras Solidarity Network. -

On October 18th, 2019, Antonio “Tony” Hernández, brother of Honduran president Juan Orlando Hernández was found guilty of drug trafficking charges by a jury in the Southern District Court of New [...]

No Escape from Guantánamo: Former Child Prisoner Boycotts Broken Review Process, Calls It “Hopeless”

By Staff, Andyworthington.co.uk -

It’s now nearly ten years since a high-level government review process established by President Obama — the Guantánamo Review Task Force — issued its recommendations about what to do with the [...]

In Response To Latest Mumia Appeal, Philly Cops Lash Out At District Attorney

By Ted Kelly, Workers.org -

In the face of mounting legal victories and an energized movement in the streets to free Mumia Abu-Jamal, the Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police is now attacking District Attorney Larry [...]

18-Month Struggle To Free Honduran Political Prisoner

By Erika Engel, Collingwoodtoday.ca -

In an apartment in Honduras’ capital city Tegucigalpa, a husband and wife played chess together for the first time. It might seem an ordinary scene - boring even - but it’s an experience both [...]

A Rare Court Victory Offers Hope For Guantánamo’s “Forever Prisoners”

By Andy Worthington, Closeguantanamo.org -

If you can, please make a donation to support our work in 2019. If you can become a monthly sustainer, that will be particularly appreciated. Tick the box marked, "Make this a monthly donation," [...]

Chelsea Manning’s Legal Team Files Motion To Reconsider Sanctions

By Staff, Sparrowmedia.net -

Alexandria, VA — Today, Chelsea Manning and her legal team filed a Motion to Reconsider Sanctions, in which they ask Judge Anthony Trenga to release Chelsea from confinement, and ask that he [...]

Janet And Janine Africa Are Paroled After Forty Years Of Incarceration!!!

By Staff, Abolitionistlawcenter.org -

The Abolitionist Law Center and the People’s Law Office are proud to share that Janet Holloway Africa and Janine Phillips Africa of the MOVE 9 have been released from state custody after more [...]