Prisoners Of Conscience

Cuba debe liberar de inmediato a preso de conciencia

Las autoridades de Cuba deben poner en libertad de inmediato y sin condiciones a un activista político encarcelado únicamente a causa de sus opiniones políticas, ha afirmado Amnistía Internacional al tiempo que adoptaba a Iván Fernández Depestre como preso de conciencia. Las autoridades de Cuba deben poner en libertad de inmediato y sin condiciones a un activista político encarcelado únicamente a causa de sus opiniones políticas, ha afirmado Amnistía Internacional

Cuba must immediately release prisoner of conscience

Authorities in Cuba must immediately and unconditionally release a political activist imprisoned solely because of his political views, Amnesty International said as it adopted Iván Fernández Depestre a “Prisoner of Conscience”. Authorities in Cuba must immediately and unconditionally release a political activist imprisoned solely because of his political views, Amnesty International said as it adopted Iván Fernández Depes

Cuba must immediately release prisoner of conscience - 11 September 2013

Headline Title:  Cuba must immediately release prisoner of conscience Authorities in Cuba must immediately and unconditionally release a political activist imprisoned solely because of his political views, Amnesty International said as it adopted Iván Fernández Depes Authorities in Cuba must immediately and unconditionally release a political activist imprisoned solely because of his political views. Media Node:  Cuba Story Location:  Cuba 21° 57' 36.1008" N, 78° 52' 54.6096" W “It is a sad reflection of the state of the rule of law in Cuba, when people are convicted to prison terms not for what they have done but for what they might do.” Source:  Javier Zúñiga, Special Advisor for Amnesty International. URL:  Cuba: Release five prisoners of conscience immediately Description:  News Story, 5 August 2013 URL:  Cuba: 10 years on from crackdown on dissidence, fundamental freedoms still lacking in Cuba Description:  Press Release 15 March 2013 URL:  Cuban journalist named prisoner of conscience Description:  Press Release, 30 January 2013 URL:  Cuba: Freedom of assembly and expression limited by government policies Description:  Submission, 31 October 2012

ينبغي الإفراج الفوري عن مدوِّن إيراني يكابد اشتداد الأمراض عليه - 30 August 2013

Headline Title:  ينبغي الإفراج الفوري عن مدوِّن إيراني يكابد اشتداد الأمراض عليه قالت منظمة العفو الدولية اليوم إنه ينبغي الإفراج الفوري وغير المشروط عن ينبغي الإفراج الفوري وغير المشروط عن سجين رأي ومدوِّن إيراني ينفِّذ إضراباً عن الطعام، كي يتمكن من تلقي العلاج بسبب تدهور حالته الصحية Media Node:  Iran AR Story Location:  إيران 32° 18' 51.75" N, 51° 30' 14.0616" E “إن تدهور الحالة الصحية لحسين روناغي مالكي أمر مقلق للغاية. وعلى الرغم من مطالبة والديه المتكررة، فإن السلطات الإيرانية ترفض إطلاق سراحه أو حتى منحه مغادرة مؤقتة” Source:  حسيبة الحاج صحراوي، نائبة مدير برنامج الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا بمنظمة العفو الدولية URL:  Iran still seeks to erase the ‘1988 prison massacre’ from memories, 25 years on Description:  Feature, 29 August 2013 URL:  Iran: New President must deliver on human rights campaign promises Description:  News Story, 2 August 2013 URL:  Iran: Growing fears for hunger striker in Iran: Arash Sadeghi Description:  Urgent Action, 5 July 2013 URL:  Iran: New briefing reveals crackdown on dissent ahead of election Description:  Press Release, 12 June 2013

Cambodia: Jailed activist must be released, not forgotten - 3 September 2013

Headline Title:  Cambodia: Jailed activist must be released, not forgotten Cambodian human rights defender Yorm Bopha, imprisoned on spurious grounds last year, must be released immediately, Amnesty International said ahead of the one-year anniversary of her arrest. Cambodian human rights defender Yorm Bopha, imprisoned on spurious grounds last year, must be released immediately, Amnesty International said ahead of the one-year anniversary of her arrest. Media Node:  Yorm Bopha Story Location:  Cambodia 11° 58' 38.4672" N, 103° 26' 50.1576" E “Yorm Bopha is a prisoner of conscience, jailed for her peaceful activism and defending the rights of those in her community who lost their homes through forced evictions” Source:  Isabelle Arradon, Amnesty International’s Deputy Asia Pacific Director URL:  Convictions of activists in Cambodia demonstrates dire state of justice Description:  News story, 27 December 2012 URL:  Cambodia: Free two women campaigning against forced evictions Description:  News story, 19 December 2012 URL:  Cambodia: Stop the use of excessive force against peaceful land activists Description:  News story, 7 February 2012

Un blogueur iranien gravement malade doit être libéré de prison immédiatement - 30 August 2013

Headline Title:  Iran. Il faut libérer le blogueur Hossein Ronaghi Maleki Un blogueur et prisonnier d’opinion iranien en grève de la faim pour protester contre sa détention injuste doit être libéré immédiatement et sans condition afin d’être soigné, car sa santé se détér Un blogueur et prisonnier d’opinion iranien en grève de la faim pour protester contre sa détention injuste doit être libéré immédiatement et sans condition afin d’être soigné, car sa santé se détériore. Media Node:  Iran_fr Story Location:  Iran 32° 18' 51.75" N, 51° 30' 14.0616" E “La dégradation de l’état de santé d’Hossein Ronaghi Maleki est extrêmement inquiétante et, malgré les demandes répétées de ses parents, les autorités iraniennes refusent de le libérer ou même de lui accorder une permission. ” Source:  Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, directrice adjointe du programme Moyen-Orient et Afrique du Nord URL:  L’Iran cherche toujours à effacer des mémoires le «massacre des prisons» de 1988, 25 ans après Description:  Nouvelle, 29 août 2013 URL:  Iran. Le nouveau président doit tenir ses promesses de campagne en matière de droits humains Description:  Communiqué de presse, 2 août 2013 URL:  Iran. Craintes de plus en plus vives concernant un gréviste de la faim. Arash Sadeghi Description:  Action urgente, 5 juillet 2013 URL:  Iran. Une nouvelle synthèse dénonce la répression ciblant la dissidence à l'approche de l'élection présidentielle Description:  Communiqué de presse, 12 juin 2013

Seriously ill Iranian blogger must be released from prison immediately - 30 August 2013

Headline Title:  Seriously ill Iranian blogger must be released from prison immediately An Iranian prisoner of conscience and blogger on hunger strike to protest his unfair detention must be released immediately and unconditionally to receive treatment as his health deteriorates, Amne An Iranian prisoner of conscience and blogger on hunger strike to protest his unfair detention must be released immediately and unconditionally to receive treatment as his health deteriorates. Media Node:  Iran Story Location:  Iran 32° 18' 51.75" N, 51° 30' 14.0616" E “Hossein Ronaghi Maleki’s worsening health is extremely worrying and despite repeated requests by his parents, the Iranian authorities are refusing to release him or even grant him temporary leave. ” Source:  Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, Middle East and North Africa Deputy Director at Amnesty International. URL:  Iran still seeks to erase the ‘1988 prison massacre’ from memories, 25 years on Description:  Feature, 29 August 2013 URL:  Iran: New President must deliver on human rights campaign promises Description:  News Story, 2 August 2013 URL:  Iran: Growing fears for hunger striker in Iran: Arash Sadeghi Description:  Urgent Action, 5 July 2013 URL:  Iran: New briefing reveals crackdown on dissent ahead of election Description:  Press Release, 12 June 2013

Activista bielorruso se consume en prisión tras dos años de reclusión - 2 August 2013

Headline Title:  Activista bielorruso se consume en prisión tras dos años de reclusión La última vez que el activista de derechos humanos bielorruso Ales Bialiatski recibió una visita o un paquete de comida en la cárcel fue el pasado mes de febrero. En el segundo aniversario de la detención del activista de derechos humanos bielorruso Ales Bialiatski, Amnistía Internacional habla con su esposa sobre su lucha por la justicia. Media Node:  ales photo_es ales video Story Location:  Bielorrusia 51° 2' 52.2276" N, 25° 24' 1.4076" E “Te dan [comida] suficiente para que no te mueras, pero es una dieta muy pobre en vitaminas e inevitablemente tu salud se resiente. El año pasado, Ales no tomó nada de verdura ni fruta fresca.” Source:  Natalia Pinchuk, esposa de Ales Bialiatski URL:  Belarus: What is not permitted is prohibited: Silencing civil society in Belarus Description:  Informe, 18 de abril de 2013 URL:  Belarus: Dare to be independent Description:  Comunicado de prensa, 18 de abril de 2013 URL:  Belarus evicts leading human rights organization Description:  Noticia, 26 de noviembre de 2012 URL:  Cuando con una carta es suficiente Description:  Artículo, 6 de febrero de 2013

Cuba: Release five prisoners of conscience immediately - 5 August 2013

Headline Title:  Cuba: Release five prisoners of conscience immediately The Cuban authorities must immediately and unconditionally release five men who have been named prisoners of conscience by Amnesty International. The Cuban authorities must immediately and unconditionally release five men who have been named prisoners of conscience by Amnesty International. Media Node:  Cuba Story Location:  Cuba 21° 6' 37.674" N, 77° 52' 15.9384" W “The only progress made by the Cuban government has been the reform of the Migration Law earlier this year. It allowed many people including human rights defenders and government critics to travel abroad. Much more needs to be done to guarantee civil and political liberties in the country.” Source:  Javier Zúñiga, Special Advisor for Amnesty International. URL:  Cuba: 10 years on from crackdown on dissidence, fundamental freedoms still lacking in Cuba Description:  Press Release 15 March 2013 URL:  Cuban journalist named prisoner of conscience Description:  Press Release, 30 January 2013 URL:  Cuba: Freedom of assembly and expression limited by government policies Description:  Submission, 31 October 2012

Belarusian activist still languishes in prison, two years on - 2 August 2013

Headline Title:  Belarusian activist still languishes in prison, two years on The last time Ales Bialiatski, a Belarusian human rights activist received a prison visit or a food parcel was last February. On the second anniversary of the arrest of Belarusian human rights activist  Ales Bialiatski, Amnesty International speaks to his wife about their struggle for justice. Media Node:  ales photo ales video Story Location:  Belarus 51° 2' 52.2276" N, 25° 24' 1.4076" E “They give you just enough (food) to make sure you don’t die, but it is a diet with very little vitamins and inevitably affects your health. Last year Ales never got any fresh vegetables or fruit. ” Source:  Natalia Pinchuk, Ales Bialiatski's wife. URL:  Belarus: What is not permitted is prohibited: Silencing civil society in Belarus Description:  Report, 18 April 2013 URL:  Belarus: Dare to be independent Description:  Press Release, 18 April 2013 URL:  Belarus evicts leading human rights organization Description:  News Story, 26 November 2012 URL:  When a letter is all that is needed Description:  Feature, 6 February 2013

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