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Lanka opposition leader seeks Tamil prisoners' release

The leader of Sri Lanka's main opposition, also the country's main Tamil party, has asked the government to immediately release all Tamil political prisoners besides repealing an "obnoxious" anti-terrorism law. Tamil National Alliance (TNA) leader ...
 Business Standard1 month ago MQM leader arrested, released; chief minister suspends SSP  Business Recorder1 week ago AKP mayors who favored G├╝lenists untouched by probe: CHP  Turkish Daily1 day ago Lanka Tamils raise concerns with visiting US officials  Business Standard2 months ago
Zambia Post

UPND to march for 'political prisoners'

THE UPND has applied to Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja, seeking to hold a marching procession demanding the release of detained UPND officials who were arrested during the election period. In a letter dated September 20, UPND ...
 Zambia Post4 days ago CITE HH FOR CONTEMPT  Zambiadailynation.com1 day ago Release UPND political prisoners, demands HH  Zambia Post1 week ago
The Freepress Journal

Tamil prisoners in Sri Lanka go on hunger strike

03:55 pm FOLLOW US: Colombo, Some 20 Tamil political prisoners held in Sri Lanka have gone on a hunger strike protesting against their detention, prison officials said. The prisoners, currently lodged in north central Anuradhapura prison have been ...
 The Freepress Journal2 days ago Sri Lanka: Tamil prisoners go on hunger strike protesting against their detention  Indian Express2 days ago Sri Lanka's Tamil prisoners launch hunger strike for release  Xinhua News Agency1 day ago
Washington Post

Vietnam: Free Imprisoned Bloggers

Vietnamese authorities should quash the politically motivated convictions of two bloggers and release them from prison, Human Rights Watch said today. On September 22, 2016, the Higher
 Mumbai News.Net5 days ago Vietnamese Court Upholds Activist Blogger's Jail Sentence  ABC News3 days ago Hanoi court begins hearing appeal by activist blogger  Miami Herald3 days ago Vietnam Land Activist Gets Jail Term for Anti-Government Protest  Latin American Herald Tribune4 days ago

Shahabuddin's release

RJD strongman Mohammed Shahabuddin has been released on bail on orders of the Patna High Court. He was in prison for eleven years in connexion with a murder case. But his release has immediately brought to the surface the simmering tension between ...
 The Echo Of India5 days ago Before Shahabuddin, after Shahabuddin: Bihar politics takes a nasty turn  catchnews.com1 week ago Nitish Kumars grand Shahabuddin dilemma: should he protect his govt or image?  catchnews.com1 week ago Mohammad Shahabuddin out, faces Opposing attack  Asian Age2 weeks ago
World Bulletin

Palestinian/ Israeli update 9/21/2016..Israeli forces close entrance of several Palestinian villages

(Before It's News) Palestinians rally in support of political prisoners [embedded content] Israel releases journalist jailed for social media posts ...
 Before It's News3 days ago South Africa protest faults Israel's Palestinian abuses  World Bulletin1 day ago Palestinian journalist released after serving six months for Facebook post  Albawaba5 days ago South Africa protests against Israel's Palestinian abuses  Middle East Monitor1 day ago

Philippines hopes for peace deal with rebels within a year

The rebels see the release of all political prisoners as a necessary incentive for the ceasefire between the two parties. Oslo: The Philippine government said on Monday it hoped to reach a peace deal with communist guerrillas within a year, as the two sides ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
MSN India

Armenia: Armed group seizes police station in Yerevan

One of the gunmen said they were demanding the resignation of President Serzh Sarkisian and the release of political prisoners but the country's security services dismissed rumours on social media that a coup was under way. "A group of armed men entered the ...
 The Hindu2 months ago Hostages as Armenia building seized  MSN India2 months ago Armenia: One killed, several injured as armed group storms police headquarters  catchnews.com2 months ago
One India

Suman prisoner-release plea to CM

Former Trinamul MP Kabir Suman today took a "big risk" and requested Mamata Banerjee at the July 21 rally to ensure that "political prisoners" languishing in jail be released. "Today I want to take a big risk. I know I can make this plea before the Almighty ...
 The Telegraph2 months ago Kabir Suman urges Mamata to release political prisoners  Prokerala2 months ago People will worship Mamata Banerjee as a deity in future: Kabir Suman  One India2 months ago
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