Category Archive: political prisoners

Saudi delays more flogging of blogger on medical grounds

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[Western imperialists are hypocrites. They claim to represent freedom of speech, yet they provide millions and millions in military aid and training to Saudi Arabia, which is a First World dictatorship that brutalizes… Continue reading

Saudi blogger to be publicly flogged for insulting Islam

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  [The imperialists talk about freedom of speech in France. Meanwhile, France bans protests for Palestinian rights and Saudi Arabia tortures bloggers. Hypocrites. – NP] DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Saudi… Continue reading

Obama Unveils ‘New Approach’ On Cuba As Former Foes Chart New Course

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[The USA ends its embargo. This is a mixed blessing. It will allow people in Cuba a higher standard of living, but it will also increase US influence in Cuba. Obama certainly justified… Continue reading

Industrial band Skinny Puppy demand $666,000 after music is used in Guantánamo torture

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(http://www.theguardian.com/) A Canadian electro-industrial band is asking for thousands of dollars in royalties after learning that the US military used their music to torture prisoners at Guantánamo Bay. Skinny Puppy claim they filed… Continue reading

Torture Report Incomplete as Key Documents Remain Withheld

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Rights group: Police torture in Philippines rife

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[Human rights is a joke under capitalism – NP] MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Amnesty International said Thursday that five years after the Philippines passed a law criminalizing torture, the practice continues, with an… Continue reading

Israel police kill Palestinian in raid on illegal migrants

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[Israel is a racist society with racism officially sanctioned in its apartheid laws and Constitution. Israel would not exist without the USA. The USA sends massive military and economic aid to Israel to… Continue reading

Nepal envoy recalled after Qatar ‘open jail’ remarks

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[Qatar is a country with a wealthy domestic population. Qatar imports much of its labor force from impoverished Third World countries like Nepal. It is interesting to note that the Nepalese official who… Continue reading

‘Snowden, Manning, Assange victims of morally bankrupt system’

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  [It is important to stand against the police state! –NP]

Manning acquitted of aiding enemy, still may face long jail term

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[Free Manning now! Fee all political prisoners! — NP] Manning acquitted of aiding enemy, still may face long jail term By Medina Roshan and Scott Malone FORT MEADE, Md./BOSTON (Reuters) – A military… Continue reading

Kuwait’s ruler pardons people convicted of insulting him

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[Imprisoned for insulting the Kuwati dictatorship? This is an example of the lack of civil liberties in the Gulf Arab states that are allied with the US imperialists. The USA only complains about… Continue reading

Panama holds ex-CIA officer in rendition

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[Update, spoke to soon. It is now reported that the United States has the prisoner. Panama bowed to Uncle San.. no surprise there. — NP] [Chickens come home to roost — NP] Panama… Continue reading