After receiving an international call to celebrate the success of a 40-day hunger strike by Palestinian political prisoners, Timorese human rights activists contacted the Timor-Leste Association of Ex-Political Prisoners. Together, they drafted a statement, which can be found here:
Gerður Helgadóttir (1928–1975) was an Icelandic sculptor and stained glass artist. Iron sculpture: unknown political prisoners from the period 1952-53. Work was the contribution made in the competition on behalf of the Bristish Council.
Palestinians in Gaza City celebrate after hundreds of Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails suspended a 40-day hunger strike on 27 May. The end of the strike, which coincides with the start of Ramadan, came after marathon negotiations between Israeli prison authorities and strike leaders. (Photo: Ashraf Amra /APA images)
theantimedia.org 1/13/15 Jeremy Hammond is helping to change the world even behind bars. I found a children’s book ceremoniously wrapped in tissue paper. It was a way of conveying a public message to the world. It’s called “The Parade with the Drums.” The book, which is dedicated to a list of political prisoners and refugees, is published by Anonymous Publications and is not yet publicly available. Follow @Anonlit on Twitter for updates.
Release date set for Rev. Pinkney | The Michigan Board of Parole has announced that political prisoner the Rev. Edward Pinkney will be released on June 13. This is exactly two and a half years from the date of his sentencing and the …