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BBC News
Activists 'held for Liu Xiaobo memorial'media mourning the dissident's death. Wei Xiaobing, He Lin, Liu Guangxiao and
BBC News / Posted yesterday
media mourning the dissident's death. Wei Xiaobing, He Lin, Liu Guangxiao and Li Shujia are being held at a Guangdong detention centre, activist Hu Jia says. Another activist who took part, Wang Xin, was missing, he added. "The detentions... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'We don't care' about US travel ban: North Korea officiallong warned its citizens against travelling to North Korea, telling them they a
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
long warned its citizens against travelling to North Korea, telling them they are "at serious risk of arrest and long-term detention under North Korea's system of law enforcement", which "imposes unduly harsh sentences for actions that would not be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Consciousness of Being -Imagining Biko 40 Years OnA lecture delivered at the University of California Los Angeles and Freedom Par
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
A lecture delivered at the University of California Los Angeles and Freedom Park, 7 July 2017 Forty years after Steve Biko's murder in detention, the world we live in has not changed fundamentally for Black people. Regardless of where you reside in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
This Is Not a War - the Need to Demilitarize Migrationhow to convince or force their African guests to do whatever was necessary, inc
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
how to convince or force their African guests to do whatever was necessary, including the use of military force and opening detention centres, to stop Africans from going to Europe. It did not matter whether Europe was dealing with African... Read more
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The Age
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Dollar signs on the double don't denote our city's state of healthscheme of additional immigrants each year to support them. Is it that Australi
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
scheme of additional immigrants each year to support them. Is it that Australia can afford to pay $5 billion for offshore detention, $80 billion for a submarine job support program for South Australia, and reduce tax receipts from big business... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Dollar signs on the double don't denote our city's state of healthscheme of additional immigrants each year to support them. Is it that Australi
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
scheme of additional immigrants each year to support them. Is it that Australia can afford to pay $5 billion for offshore detention, $80 billion for a submarine job support program for South Australia, and reduce tax receipts from big business... Read more
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dna
WORLD NEWS SCHEDULE AT 0600 GMT/2 AM ET @ 11:36:47 AMdoubt as officials exit Nauru SYDNEY/WASHINGTON - U.S. officials interviewing
dna / Posted 11 days ago
doubt as officials exit Nauru SYDNEY/WASHINGTON - U.S. officials interviewing refugees held in an Australian-run offshore detention centre left the facility abruptly, three detainees say, throwing further doubt over a plan to resettle many of the... Read more
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dna
WORLD NEWS SCHEDULE AT 0200 GMT/10 PM ET @ 7:33:02 AMdoubt as officials exit Nauru SYDNEY/WASHINGTON - U.S. officials interviewing
dna / Posted 11 days ago
doubt as officials exit Nauru SYDNEY/WASHINGTON - U.S. officials interviewing refugees held in an Australian-run offshore detention centre left the facility abruptly, three detainees tell Reuters, throwing further doubt over a plan to resettle... Read more
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BBC News
The love that survived a Chinese labour campmade little difference to the government. Days after the silence fell on Tiana
BBC News / Posted 12 days ago
made little difference to the government. Days after the silence fell on Tiananmen, Xiaobo was placed in a secret detention centre. He stayed there for almost 20 months. When he was released, he had lost nearly everything, including his... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Shorten's weaknesses deserve greater scrutinyMalcolm Turnbull, told Britain's think tank the "Policy Exchange" Bob Menzies "
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
Malcolm Turnbull, told Britain's think tank the "Policy Exchange" Bob Menzies "went to great pains not to call his new Centre Right party a conservative party". Probably historically accurate, but little did Menzies know his party would... Read more
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The Age
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Shorten's weaknesses deserve greater scrutinyMalcolm Turnbull, told Britain's think tank the "Policy Exchange" Bob Menzies "
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
Malcolm Turnbull, told Britain's think tank the "Policy Exchange" Bob Menzies "went to great pains not to call his new Centre Right party a conservative party". Probably historically accurate, but little did Menzies know his party would... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Shorten's weaknesses deserve greater scrutinyMalcolm Turnbull, told Britain's think tank the "Policy Exchange" Bob Menzies "
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Malcolm Turnbull, told Britain's think tank the "Policy Exchange" Bob Menzies "went to great pains not to call his new Centre Right party a conservative party". Probably historically accurate, but little did Menzies know his party would... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is Nigeria On the Brink of Another Civil War?disobeyed court orders granting him bail. He was eventually released in April
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
disobeyed court orders granting him bail. He was eventually released in April this year, but thanks to that unlawful detention Kanu exchanged his freedom for undeserved martyrdom. Now, what should have been an intelligent campaign for... Read more
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Aljazeera
Is Nigeria on the brink of another civil war?disobeyed court orders granting him bail. He was eventually released in April
Aljazeera / Posted 13 days ago
disobeyed court orders granting him bail. He was eventually released in April this year, but thanks to that unlawful detention Kanu exchanged his freedom for undeserved martyrdom. Now, what should have been an intelligent campaign for... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Liu Xiaobo, Chinese dissident persuaded student protesters to leave Tiananmen SquarePublished on the 60th anniversary of the United Nations' Universal Declaration
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Published on the 60th anniversary of the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Charter 08 called for freedom of speech, human rights and the election of public officials. The announcement in October 2010 that Liu had been... Read more
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The Age
Liu Xiaobo, Chinese dissident persuaded student protesters to leave Tiananmen SquarePublished on the 60th anniversary of the United Nations' Universal Declaration
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
Published on the 60th anniversary of the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Charter 08 called for freedom of speech, human rights and the election of public officials. The announcement in October 2010 that Liu had been... Read more
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BBC News
Liu Xiaobo: China criticised over late dissident's treatmentwas endorsed by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussei
BBC News / Posted 13 days ago
was endorsed by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, who urged China to "guarantee Liu Xia's freedom of movement". Praise has poured in for Mr Liu, with US President Donald Trump calling Mr Liu "a courageous advocate"... Read more
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The Age
Paul Robeson: Salute to the voice of freedomRiver, Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, Joe Hill and Waterboy. But he
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
River, Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, Joe Hill and Waterboy. But he also raised his voice to toll the causes of freedom, equality and peace. Robeson is presented with an Albert Namatjira painting during a mass meeting of waterside... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Paul Robeson: Salute to the voice of freedomRiver, Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, Joe Hill and Waterboy. But he
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
River, Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, Joe Hill and Waterboy. But he also raised his voice to toll the causes of freedom, equality and peace. Robeson is presented with an Albert Namatjira painting during a mass meeting of waterside... Read more
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BBC News
President Erdogan tells BBC: EU wastes Turkey's timehas jailed 150 journalists, saying only two people with press cards were in pri
BBC News / Posted 15 days ago
has jailed 150 journalists, saying only two people with press cards were in prison. His claim came as Turkey extended the detention of the local director of Amnesty International and nine others. Idil Eser was detained on 5 July during a digital... Read more
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Aljazeera
Is Soviet-era punitive psychiatry making a return?to become one of the first Crimean Tatars to become deputy prime minister of Cr
Aljazeera / Posted 16 days ago
to become one of the first Crimean Tatars to become deputy prime minister of Crimea, serving from 1994 to 1997. Umerov's detention sparked international outrage. Human Rights Watch called it "a shameful attempt to use psychiatry to silence him... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Dylan Voller's family speaks out about life after Don DaleJoanne and Kirra Voller) Just over a year ago, Dylan Voller was in custody, on
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 days ago
Joanne and Kirra Voller) Just over a year ago, Dylan Voller was in custody, one of the roughly 1,000 children in detention across Australia at any given time — another dot on yet another graph. But since Four Corners' July 2016... Read more
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BBC News
The love that survived a Chinese labour campmade little difference to the government. Days after the silence fell on Tiana
BBC News / Posted 18 days ago
made little difference to the government. Days after the silence fell on Tiananmen, Xiaobo was placed in a secret detention centre. He stayed there for almost twenty months. When he was released, he had lost nearly everything, including... Read more
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Calgary Sun
prisoners say Tunisia homeland worse than GitmoTunisian former Guantanamo Bay detainees call their homeland an open-air prison
Calgary Sun / Posted 19 days ago
Tunisian former Guantanamo Bay detainees call their homeland an open-air prison and yearn for escape, even back to the U.S. detention centre in Cuba. At least two other Tunisians freed from Guantanamo made their way to Syria, and another has... Read more
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Aljazeera
The danger of a single media voicein ways not seen since Galileo dared to suggest that a central tenet of Christi
Aljazeera / Posted 22 days ago
in ways not seen since Galileo dared to suggest that a central tenet of Christian cosmology - that the Earth lies at the centre of the universe - was factually untrue. Charged with heresy, Galileo was forced to recount and abjure. Today, in many... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Nnamdi Kanu Most Frightening Product of Our ... 'Nigerians in diaspora. In the foreign lands where most of the members lived, th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Nigerians in diaspora. In the foreign lands where most of the members lived, they looked like persons over-enjoying the freedom of speech from a safe distance. They didn't appear to have the force of MASSOB, which is locally based and seemingly... Read more
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Aljazeera
What is it like to live under President Sisi?in medical care". Extrajudicial killings rose from 326 in 2015 to 754 in the f
Aljazeera / Posted 23 days ago
in medical care". Extrajudicial killings rose from 326 in 2015 to 754 in the first half of 2016, according to al-Nadeem Centre, an Egypt-based human rights group that works with victims of torture. In August 2016, the Egyptian Coordination of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
NSW prison officers threaten walkout of juvenile justice centres if there's another assault Union claims of an increase in the number of priso
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 24 days ago
if there's another assault Union claims of an increase in the number of prison officers assaulted by juvenile inmates have been rejected by the New South Wales Government. The Public... Read more
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Aljazeera
Abdul Latif Nasser: Facing life in GuantanamoFor Abdul Latif Nasser, a Moroccan national held in the US military-run detenti
Aljazeera / Posted 26 days ago
For Abdul Latif Nasser, a Moroccan national held in the US military-run detention centre at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, the difference between freedom and continued incarceration was just eight days. Nasser was unanimously approved for release from... Read more
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SKY News
Activists held before Hong Kong anniversarytelevision showed him being greeted by cheering, flag-waving crowds, and watchi
SKY News / Posted 27 days ago
television showed him being greeted by cheering, flag-waving crowds, and watching a children's performance at a cultural centre. Parts of the territory have been sealed off, with heavy barricades ringing the area where President Xi will stay,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Protests planned as Chinese president visits Hong Kong for anniversarysecurity across the city. Helicopters hovered overhead and police and barricad
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
security across the city. Helicopters hovered overhead and police and barricades lined the streets around a convention centre and hotel complex where Mr Xi was expected to spend most of his time. Authorities even glued the gaps between slabs... Read more
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CTV News
China's leader in Hong Kong as activists plan protestsacross the city. Helicopters hovered overhead and police and barricades lined
CTV News / Posted 28 days ago
across the city. Helicopters hovered overhead and police and barricades lined the streets around a downtown convention centre and hotel complex where Xi was expected to spend most of his time. Authorities even glued the gaps between sidewalk... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Birthday wishes flow in for Jakarta’s jailed ex-governor Ahokimprisonment in May for blasphemy against Islam, for his 51st birthday. He is s
Asian Correspondent / Posted 28 days ago
imprisonment in May for blasphemy against Islam, for his 51st birthday. He is serving his sentence in the Rutan Mako Brimob detention centre in Depok, West Java, south of the capital. The hashtag #HBDAhok51 was the top trending hashtag on Twitter... Read more
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Aljazeera
Resisting injustice: Hunger strikes in US and Palestineall cases, prison hunger strikes are meet increased repression. A US federal j
Aljazeera / Posted 28 days ago
all cases, prison hunger strikes are meet increased repression. A US federal judge recently gave workers at the Steward Detention Center in Georgia permission to restrain and force-feed a hunger striking detainee. The 61-year-old Ukrainian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Torture, Stella Nyanzi Dominate Law Society reportmurder of former AIGP Felix Kaweesi display injuries that were allegedly inflic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
murder of former AIGP Felix Kaweesi display injuries that were allegedly inflicted on them by police officers at Nalufenya Detention Centre. Kampala — Torture of suspects in detention at the infamous Nalufenya Police Station in the aftermath of... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile says he was threatened by copKhanyile at a restaurant‚ verbally attacked him and threatened to send him to j
Daily Dispatch / Posted 29 days ago
Khanyile at a restaurant‚ verbally attacked him and threatened to send him to jail. Khanyile spent several months in detention at Durban’s Westville prison after he was arrested during protest action at the Durban University of... Read more
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Aljazeera
Letter calls on UAE to release Ahmed Mansoorrelease of the prominent Emirati human rights activist, Ahmed Mansoor. The ini
Aljazeera / Posted 29 days ago
release of the prominent Emirati human rights activist, Ahmed Mansoor. The initiative marks 100 days of Mansoor's detention by authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Mansoor is being held in solitary confinement without access to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Taryn Manning cuts a very relaxed figure iMake-up free n T-shirt and skinny jeans as she arrives in Los Angeles She take
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
Make-up free n T-shirt and skinny jeans as she arrives in Los Angeles She takes centre stage in Orange Is The New Black, but Taryn Manning cut a distinctly low-key figure as she made her way across LAX... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
‘Nkrumah was not a dictator’ - Samiaacknowledged that Dr Nkrumah had his shortcomings but emphasised that “he lived
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 30 days ago
acknowledged that Dr Nkrumah had his shortcomings but emphasised that “he lived and died for the emancipation of African freedom, that is why till today he is being [idolised]”. Explaining further, she pointed out that Dr Nkrumah “was a human... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Vietnamese dissident claims forcibly deported to France by 100 copstold The Associated Press (via ABC News) who interviewed him after his arrival
Asian Correspondent / Posted a month ago
told The Associated Press (via ABC News) who interviewed him after his arrival in Paris. He said he was then driven to a detention centre two hours away where he spent the next 24 hours and was visited by the Consul-General of France. When he... Read more
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BBC News
Judge frees Colorado man from prison, then ICE immediately re-arrests himman from prison, then ICE immediately re-arrests him After a massive procedura
BBC News / Posted a month ago
man from prison, then ICE immediately re-arrests him After a massive procedural mistake and a three-year fight for his freedom, Rene Lima-Marin was set to be released from a Colorado prison this week. Instead, he is now in US Immigration and... Read more
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Swissinfo
The imam who guides Muslims in Swiss prisonsthey are frequent topics of conversation in his sessions with inmates. One of t
Swissinfo / Posted 1 months ago
they are frequent topics of conversation in his sessions with inmates. One of the prisons where he works is located in the centre of the Swiss capital city Bern and can accommodate 126 inmates. It is currently at capacity. Most prisoners are... Read more

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