Tag Archives: Amnesty International

Woodfox freed on 69th birthday after 43 years in solitary

Press Release February 19, 2016 Amnesty International USA: Woodfox’s Release Long Overdue The human rights organization described today’s settlement as “long overdue and undeniably just”   MEDIA CONTACT: Mandy Simon, asimon@aiusa.org  (WASHINGTON, DC) —Today, the last imprisoned member of the … Continue reading

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Sign petitions. Change the world.

Published on Jun 24, 2015 Around the world, mothers, fathers, sons and daughters are torn apart because they have bravely stood up for human rights.

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Buddy Caldwell strikes again, prevents Albert Woodfox’s release. Please sign petition.

Court temporarily blocks release of ‘Angola 3’ inmate :: WRAL.com Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is appealing the order by U.S. District Judge James Brady, saying Woodfox is a killer who should remain locked up. The stay by the 5th … Continue reading

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Reprieve: German court set to consider Yemeni drone victim evidence TODAY

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8161 For Immediate Release: Fri May 22, 2015 German court set to consider evidence from Yemeni drone victim for first time   Date:     27 May 2015; 1100 Central European Time (0900 GMT) Location: Administrative Court … Continue reading

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Too few that deserve to be are home for the holidays …

 

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NGO’s boycott UK’s investigation of involvement in torture, rendition

       Reprieve +44 (0) 7791 755415 For immediate release: Sun Nov 9, 2014 Intelligence Committee lacks powers to get to the truth on UK renditions, say boycotting NGOs Nine leading human rights NGOs have today warned that Parliament’s Intelligence and … Continue reading

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Amnesty International: Dieu Cay’s release must be followed by others

NEWS RELEASE OCTOBER 22, 2014 Viet Nam: Freedom for all peaceful activists must follow blogger’s release The release from prison of one of Viet Nam’s most high profile prisoners of conscience is a positive step, but authorities must now free … Continue reading

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