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Myanmar says it will release more than 3,000 prisoners

Death row inmate, Ebhos to be released after 19 years in prison

By Innocent Anaba Adeath row inmate, Thankgod Ebhos is to be to be released from Benin prison, Edo State after 19 years of waiting for the hang man. His release order has been signed by Governor Ramalan Yero of Kaduna State in exercise of his ... Vanguard, 9 hours ago
Hurriyat-G condemns detention of prisoners Kashmir Times, 1 day ago
Myanmar sets political prisoners free Asian Age, 1 week ago
World Bulletin

Azerbaijan Pardons Small Number of Political Prisoners

In response to President Ilham Aliyev announcing the pardon and release of four of nearly 100 human rights activists and opposition figures imprisoned and facing charges in Azerbaijan, Freedom House released the following statement: President ...
 Freedom House3 days ago Azerbaijan frees four opposition activists in amnesty  Reuters UK3 days ago Azerbaijan: Hearing Set in Prominent Activist's Case  Human Rights Watch2 days ago Daughter of Imprisoned Azerbaijani Activists Worries for Their Lives  VOA News3 days ago

Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa tenders list of 7 Sikh political prisoners at Akal Takht

Amritsar, Punjab: Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa who has been demanding release of Sikh political prisoners languishing in Indian Jails despite serving the minimum mandatory terms of their sentences today said that he has handed over a list of 7 Sikh prisoners at Akal ...
 Sikh Siyasat Online1 day ago Chandigarh admin denies premature release to Sikh political prisoners  Sikh Siyasat Online2 months ago

Only three political prisoners among thousands released in Myanmar

YANGON (Reuters) - Only three political prisoners were among thousands of people granted amnesty by the Myanmar government this week and rights group said the release was apparently aimed at improving the country's image before a visit by the U.S. president.
 Reuters1 week ago Stop Harassment of Kobad Ghandy, Give Political Prisoner Status to Anup Roy  Mainstream2 months ago

Survival calls for release of tribal political prisoners and journalists in West Papua

Papuan tribal people have suffered immensely from Indonesian military brutality since 1963. Survival French journalists Thomas Dandois and Valentine Bourrat face trial by the Indonesian authorities in West Papua on October 20, 2014, on charges ...
 Survival4 hours ago

Mohsen Barzegar released from Mata-Kola prison

HRANA News Agency Mohsen Barzegar, former student of Noushiravan university of technology, student activist and political prisoner, has been released from Mata-Kola prison. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), ...
 HRANA3 days ago

Burma: Activist Phyu Hnin Htwe released

political activist and All Burma Federation of Student Unions (ABFSU) member Phyu Hnin Htwe was released from Monywa Prison, Sagaing Division. Phyu Hnin Htwe had been detained since 13 September 2014 on fabricated charges of kidnapping two Chinese ...
 Fidh4 days ago Burma: Thaw Zin freed released  Fidh4 days ago Burma: Kyaw Hla Aung released in amnesty  Fidh4 days ago

Separatist organisation protests in Kashmir, demands release of prisoners

13:26 IST Separatist organisation, Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), staged a sit-in protest on Wednesday, as they demanded the release of political prisoners languishing in jails for the past several years. The JKLF members protested in ...
 The Hindu16 hours ago
Deccan Chronicle

Ensure speedy Jayalalithaa appeal

Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa after being released from the Central Prison in Parapana Agrahara in Benglauru on Saturday (Photo: R. Samuel) It's a matter of great relief to people in Tamil Nadu, who seek a fair degree of ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 day ago Jaya claims 193 died during her 3 weeks in prison  Sri Lanka Island1 day ago Jayalalithaa released from Bangalore prison  Prokerala2 days ago Released on Bail, Jayalalithaa Walks Out of Bangalore Prison: 10 Developments  NDTV2 days ago
Times Live South Africa

Medical parole obviously only for the well-connected

We were told he had a few months, maybe just weeks, to live. We were told he was entitled to early release from prison so that he could be cared for by his loved one in his dying days. This was, of course, Schabir Shaik, high-flying businessman ...
 Times Live South Africa1 day ago
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