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Nicaraguans marchers call for release of political prisoners

Nicaraguans marchers call for release of political prisoners More than 2,000 people have been arrested during nearly four months of demonstrations against President Daniel OrtegaSource: Nicaraguans marchers call for release of political prisoners From News Feed

Lawsuit Confronts Extortion of Prisoners by Electronic Monitoring Firm

Lawsuit Confronts Extortion of Prisoners by Electronic Monitoring Firm Robert Jackson was four days into a 120-day sentence in an Alameda County, California, jail when his wife passed away unexpectedly, leaving their three young children without a parent in the home. He was compassionately released with the caveat that he submit to electronic monitoring by…

Federal Prisoners In Louisiana Found ‘Ensnared’ In Razor Wire During Escape Attempt, Officials Say

Federal Prisoners In Louisiana Found ‘Ensnared’ In Razor Wire During Escape Attempt, Officials Say LAKE CHARLES, La. – A federal prisoner in Oakdale pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempting to escape by climbing over a razor wire perimeter fence.   Lucas Gregory Woodard, 41, an inmate at the Federal Correctional Center in Oakdale, Louisiana, pleaded guilty…

UAE Forces Sexually Tortured Hundreds of Yemeni Prisoners

UAE Forces Sexually Tortured Hundreds of Yemeni Prisoners (MEE) — Emirati forces have sexually abused detainees at prisons in Yemen, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday, citing victims and witnesses. Yemeni prisoners held without charges have been sodomised, raped, probed and stripped down in at least five prisons, according to the report. In one incident at Beir Ahmed prison in…

Trump’s Pentagon Opens Up Guantanamo Bay to New Prisoners

Trump’s Pentagon Opens Up Guantanamo Bay to New Prisoners Gitmo is back in business, fulfilling a campaign promise for Donald Trump, who pledged to refill the detention facility with ‘some bad dudes.’ Source: Trump’s Pentagon Opens Up Guantanamo Bay to New Prisoners

IN PHOTOS ~~ NEW YORKERS STAND TO FREE PALESTINIAN PRISONERS

IN PHOTOS ~~ NEW YORKERS STAND TO FREE PALESTINIAN PRISONERS Scores of New Yorkers gathered together in a demonstration to show support for Ahed Tamimi and all other Palestinian political prisoners held illegally by the occupation. Source: IN PHOTOS ~~ NEW YORKERS STAND TO FREE PALESTINIAN PRISONERS