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 -

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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 [...]

Former US Government Analyst Faces 50 Years In Prison For Allegedly Leaking Classified Drone Warfare Documents

By Victoria Gagliardo-Silver, Independent.co.uk -

Daniel Hale, 31, is accused of leaking classified documents to an unnamed media outlet. In the latest crackdown against government leaks by the Trump Administration, a former National Security [...]

Trump Pardons Soldier Convicted Of Murder As Julian Assange Rots In Prison For Journalism

By Matt Agorist, Activistpost.com -

Ali Mansur Mohamed was shot and killed in 2008. The man who killed him, U.S. Army 1st Lt. Michael Behenna, was found guilty of unpremeditated murder for Mansur’s death and sentenced to 25 years [...]

After Nearly Two Months In Jail, Chelsea Manning Submits Powerful Appeal For Release

By Niles Niemuth, Wsws.org -

Whistleblower and political prisoner Chelsea Manning submitted an appeal Monday to the federal court in the Eastern District of Virginia asking for her release from jail. Manning has been held in [...]

US-Backed Saudi Regime Beheads 37 Political Prisoners

The monarchical dictatorship of Saudi Arabia announced on Tuesday that it had carried out another killing spree, publicly executing 37 people in the cities of Riyadh, Medina and Mecca, as well as [...]

Political Prisoners Of Allied Struggles

By Staff, Earthfirstjournal.org -

There are over fifty political prisoners and prisoners of war held in the US, and many more politicized prisoners.  The following are some of those prisoners from struggles that are allied with [...]

Sotoudeh’s Case Is Iran’s Own Goal

By Eldar Mamedov, Lobelog.com -

Last week, the European Parliament joined the international outcry over the sentencing of Iranian human rights defender Nasrin Sotoudeh to a long prison term by voting overwhelmingly for [...]

Marty Gottesfeld: Another Whistleblower In Solitary Confinement

By John Kiriakou, Mintpressnews.com -

Last year I wrote about a whistleblower from New England who took direct action to save a child’s life and who paid for it with his freedom.  Marty Gottesfeld is now serving 10 years in prison [...]

Keep The Pressure On DA Krasner To Free Mumia!

By John Leslie, Socialistaction.org -

On Dec. 28, one day after the decision by Judge Leon Tucker opening the door to further appeals by Mumia Abu-Jamal, employees of the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office “found” six boxes in a [...]

Julian Assange Examined By Doctors As MSM And Democrats Push Fake Meeting With Paul Manafort

By Aaron Kesel, Activist Post -

The facts are contrary to what Moreno stated; the real truth is that Ecuador is trying to sell out Assange in a “deal” with the U.S. for loans, as WikiLeaks tweeted. Ecuador's immediately [...]

Black Liberation Activist Freed After 40 Years In Prison

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

After 40 years in prison, Mike Africa Sr., of the Black liberation group, Move, has been released on parole. Africa is the second member of the group to be released. His wife, Debbie Sims Africa, [...]

NSCAG Debunks Amnesty Claims About Political Prisoners

By Staff, Nscag.org -

In its latest attempt to demonise Nicaragua, Amnesty International once again nails its colours to the mast of the right wing opposition. Its latest ‘Urgent Action’ campaign - see link here - [...]