Milagro Sala and her supporters denounce violations of due process in a case at the epicenter of a clash between the government and local social movements, Tanya Wadhwa reports.
Tag: political prisoners
COP27: Alaa Abd El-Fattah & ‘Defying Defeat’
The political prisoner’s collection of writings are a reminder that the prospects for democracy in Egypt remains bleak, writes Bronwen Mehta, as the case draws international attention at Sharm el-Sheikh.
Spotlighting Jailed Egyptian Activist Ahead of C0P27
Human rights blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah, a British citizen, completed 200 days of a hunger strike last week and relatives are worried about his survival.
41 Political Prisoners in Egypt Freed Ahead of Eid
The releases under the el-Sisi government come in a country that consistently features in the list of those with the highest number of political prisoners.
Hunger Strike in Egypt
Under the Abdel Fattah el-Sisi regime, tens of thousands of political prisoners have faced harrowing conditions, especially medical negligence.
In the Dark Political Prisoners Wish for Light
Vijay Prashad scans a world full of political prisoners and conveys a message from one of them in Casa Blanca.
Julian Assange: Imminent Freedom
The judgement is concerning, but we are nonetheless delighted, writes Craig Murray, who aside from court officials was the only person in the public gallery on Monday.
Chris Hedges: The Cost of Resistance
You can measure the effectiveness of resistance by the fury of the response by ruling elites.