prisoners

Palestine

June 3, 2017
Sahar Francis of the Adameer Prisoner Support Association talks about what the Palestinian prisoner’s hunger strike achieved and explains why strike leader Marwan Barghouti says that it could resume if the agreement is violated

Rattling the Bars

March 26, 2017
Truthout Editor-in-Chief Maya Schenwar discusses her work as a journalist, organizer, and prison abolitionist

Torture in American Prisons – Class Action Law Suit Approved

June 9, 2014

Glen Ford: The media has focused on Taliban torture, but ignores more than 80,000 prisoners held in solitary confinement across the country

Reality Asserts Itself - Michael Ratner

March 13, 2014
Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that he warned of a growing police state a month after 9/11, as constitutional rights continue to evaporate in the name of national security

Egypt

February 5, 2014
Sharif Abdel Kouddous: U.S. strategic interests in Egypt have more to do with security of the Gulf than democracy, human rights, or rule of law

Independent Journalism Now Considered ‘Terrorism’ in Egypt

February 3, 2014

Sharif Abdel Kouddous on the Egyptian Military Regime’s Growing ‘War On Journalists’

Guantanamo Anniversary: 12 Years Of A Continuing War Crime

January 9, 2014

Ratner: 155 Prisoners, Almost All Held Without Charge, Must be Tried or Released – Immediately