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Dawit Isaak: DAY 6833 – Still Disappeared 0

Betlehem Isaak, Dawit Isaak’s daughter, was seven years old when her father, along with ten other journalists and eleven other reformist politicians were arrested. She says she has vivid memories of the day he was arrested

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Conditions worsening in Turkey’s prisons due to COVID-19

Feleknas Uca and Hişyar Özsoy, co-spokespersons of the HDP Foreign Affairs Commission, have released a statement on the worsening conditions in Turkey’s prisons due to the coronavirus pandemic

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Prisoners in Colombia and Brazil face coronavirus pandemic alone

There are 1,297 confirmed cases of Covid-19 and four deaths in Colombian prisons (on 27 May). In Brazil 755 cases of coronavirus and 29 deaths in prisons across the country

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Solidarity keeps us alive! Campaign for the release of political prisoners

The Free Women Movement (TJA) launched a campaign with other international women organizations called “Solidarity keeps us alive” in favour of political prisoners

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MEPs label law on prisoners in Turkey “a great disappointment”

Turkish ruling parties have decided to “deliberately expose the lives of those whom they consider political opponents to the risk of the deadly COVID 19”, warn MEPs

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Revelación cartas confirman cooperación de la UE en la violación de DD.HH de emigrantes en Libia

Varias cartas hechas públicas confirman la cooperación necesaria de organismos de la UE en la detención de refugiados en alta mar por parte de la Guardia Costera de Libia, contraviniendo las resoluciones judiciales del máximo tribunal comunitario

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Italy prison riots appeal

Thirteen dead prisoners. A staggering number

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For  Ahmet Altan – in a Turkish  prison

“Wounds are so deep and painful in these countries that in order to clean those wounds you have to use your pen like a scalpel”,  Ahmet Altan

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Turkey: Decision to re-arrest writer Ahmet Altan a scandalous injustice

Ahmet Altan has committed no crime. He was released last Monday, following a unanimous court decision. His three years of pre-trial detention are a travesty of justice as is the sentence imposed on him.

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Costa Rica anuncia que será candidata a elección en el Consejo de Derechos Humanos de Naciones Unidas

Costa Rica, mediante declaraciones hechas por su Presidente, ha anunciado oficialmente que intentará obtener un escaño en el seno del Consejo de Derechos Humanos de Naciones Unidas

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