Political Prisoners

MP reveals reasons for cutting off part of US aid to Egypt
Egypt

MP reveals reasons for cutting off part of US aid to Egypt

MP Mustafa Bakri commented on the US administration’s suspension of part of the annual military aid to Egypt. Bakri told…
Amnesty calls for investigation into Iran’s Raisi for crimes against humanity
Middle East

Amnesty calls for investigation into Iran’s Raisi for crimes against humanity

PARIS, June 19 (Reuters) – Amnesty International on Saturday renewed a call for Iranian president-elect Ebrahim Raisi to be investigated…
Congo’s president pardons hundreds of political prisoners
World

Congo’s president pardons hundreds of political prisoners

Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi has pardoned around 700 political prisoners jailed under his predecessor. Among those to be freed on…
While political prisoners released, Myanmar’s judicial reforms stall
World

While political prisoners released, Myanmar’s judicial reforms stall

Hundreds of political prisoners have been released from Myanmar’s jails in amnesties in recent years, including dozens freed in January…
Ethiopia to release all political prisoners, prime minister says
World

Ethiopia to release all political prisoners, prime minister says

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has announced plans to close a notorious prison camp and release political prisoners held there.…
Aya Hegazy announces plans to establish Belady in US, prioritizing child political prisoners
Egypt

Aya Hegazy announces plans to establish Belady in US, prioritizing child political prisoners

Egyptian-American activist, Aya Hegazy, said she will be re-establishing the Belady Foundation from the United States, this time focusing on…
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