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‘Stop the Torture’ – UN Official Receives Formal Complaint from Solitary Prisoners’ Family Members and Advocates

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
For Immediate Release – Thursday, March 31, 2016 Statewide groups are condemning sleep deprivation – widely recognized as a form of torture – of prisoners in Pelican Bay’s Solitary Confinement Units in a…

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Congress: Don’t obstruct closure of Guantánamo

Obama’s remarks on plan to close Guantánamo prison Let us do what is right for America. Let us go ahead and close this chapter, and do it right, do it carefully, do it in a way that makes sure we’re … Continue reading

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Grassy Narrows to @UN: Time for Trudeau to walk the talk

RELEASE                                                                         Monday February 22rd, 2016 Grassy Narrows to UN:  Time for Trudeau to walk the talk First Nation tells UN Committee Canada is violating its economic, social and cultural rights Geneva – Today Grassy Narrows First Nation addressed an expert … Continue reading

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PHOTOS and REPORTBACKS from Rally Against the Torture of Prisoners

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
On February 1, 2016, people from all over California gathered in Sacramento at the headquarters of the CA Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCr) to demand an end to the dangerous and deliberate…

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Reprieve: Guantánamo remains open for torture, seven years after @POTUS signed order to close prison

Reprieve  +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Thurs Jan 21st, 2016 Guantánamo remains open for torture, seven years after Obama signed order to close prison   Tomorrow marks seven years since President Obama signed an Executive Order to … Continue reading

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@POTUS ignores Saudi Arabia’s dastardly mass executions

The U.S. picks and sticks with bedfellows that believe that human rights are for men only, not women or children … and not even all men, at that. This used to be all about the oil. Now perhaps it’s somewhat … Continue reading

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@David_Cameron’s unauthorized targeted killings

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Wed Dec 9th, 2015 Parliament to hear concerns over government’s ‘kill policy’ today   The Joint Committee on Human Rights will today hear serious concerns over the government’s new policy of … Continue reading

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Like US, UK continues to kiss UAE ass. Reprehensible.

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Wed Oct 28, 2015 UK supports Dubai police fair, despite UAE torture record     UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) is supporting a trade fair hosted by the Dubai police this … Continue reading

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UN’s sustainable development goals to-do list: 17 items; 15 years

Sustainable development goals: all you need to know | Global development | The Guardian The sustainable development goals (SDGs) are a new, universal set of goals, targets and indicators that UN member states will be expected to use to frame … Continue reading

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Reprieve: UN, not UK, demands that Ethiopia release death-row Brit

Reprieve 44 (0) 7791 755 415 For immediate release: Sun July 5, 2015 UN demands Ethiopia release death-row Brit The UN has called on the Ethiopian government to release a British father of three held in a secret location in … Continue reading

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