Political Prisoners

China Detains Reporter for ‘Making Trouble’ After Covering Hong Kong

China Detains Reporter for ‘Making Trouble’ After Covering Hong Kong

Chinese reporter Sophia Huang Xueqin was arrested in the city of Guangzhou on October 17 after returning from a summer of covering the Hong Kong protests and charged with “making trouble and picking quarrels,” the Chinese Communist Party’s all-purpose charge for incarcerating inconvenient people. A week after her arrest, Chinese officials remain vague about precisely what she did to warrant her arrest. Huang, 30, has reportedly ...
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China footage reveals hundreds of blindfolded and shackled prisoners

China footage reveals hundreds of blindfolded and shackled prisoners

Drone footage has emerged showing police leading hundreds of blindfolded and shackled men from a train in what is believed to be a transfer of inmates in Xinjiang. The video, posted anonymously on YouTube last week, shows what appear to be Uighur or other minorities wearing blue and yellow uniforms, with cleanly shaven heads, their eyes covered, sitting in rows on the ground and later being ...
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Julian Assange Arrested In London

Julian Assange Arrested In London

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s nearly seven year stay in the Ecuadorian embassy in London has finally come to a disastrous end. After Wikileaks warned last week that Ecuador was preparing in revoke Assange’s asylum based on the claim that he violated its terms, Assange was ousted on Thursday morning, and is now in the custody of British police. Press reports suggested that Assange was arrested at ...
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Iranian Stem Cell Doctor, Dr. Soleimani, Arrested Upon Arrival in US

Iranian Stem Cell Doctor, Dr. Soleimani, Arrested Upon Arrival in US

Dr. Masoud Soleimani, who has been illegally imprisoned in the United States since October 2018, is being used as a political pawn by US neoconservatives, Zionists who are hostile towards the Islamic Republic of Iran, according to Dr. Kevin Barrett. Barrett said that Dr. Soleimani “should be protected by habeas corpus,” which is a writ requiring a person under arrest to be brought before a judge ...
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Russian Student and Gun Rights Activist, Maria Butina, Arrested. RussiaGate's First Innocent Victim and 18 month Political Prisoner

Russian Student and Gun Rights Activist, Maria Butina, Arrested. RussiaGate’s First Innocent Victim and 18 month Political Prisoner

Thousands of political prisoners languish in America's gulag, Russian nationals among them - subjected to abusive and humiliating treatment. The US wrongfully imprisoned Konstantin Yaroshenko, Vadim Mirerin, Victor Bout, Maria Butina, and other Russian nationals for political reasons alone. Actions against them reflect bipartisan Russophobia, Russian nationals subjected to "cruel and unusual punishment" - forbidden by the Constitution's Eighth Amendment. On July 14, two days before Putin/Trump ...
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Activist Tommy Robinson was Arrested for Covering the Trial of 10 Muslim men for Offenses including Child Rape, Trafficking, and Drug Distribution

EDL leader-turned independent journalist Tommy Robinson was arrested for “breaching the peace” outside the Leeds Crown Court on May 25, 2018 as he was covering the trial of ten Muslim men for offenses including child rape, trafficking, and drug distribution. Robinson was livestreaming on Facebook outside of a Leeds court when police arrested him for allegedly breaching the peace, according to The Independent. The Independent attempted ...
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Secret FBI Program Jails Black Activist for Speaking Out Against Police Brutality on Facebook

Secret FBI Program Jails Black Activist for Speaking Out Against Police Brutality on Facebook

When militarized FBI agents clad in tactical gear raided the Dallas, TX home of Rakem Balogun in December 2017—forcing him and his 15-year-old son outside in their underwear on the cold and windy night as agents ransacked his residence—he thought it had to be a mistake. In an exclusive report by The Guardian, Balogun explains that he was stunned to later learn that he was under ...
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Ross Ulbricht was Railroaded for Non-Violent Crimes he Likely did not Commit and Sentenced to Double Life in Prison + 40yrs

Ross Ulbricht was Railroaded for Non-Violent Crimes he Likely did not Commit and Sentenced to Double Life in Prison + 40yrs

Case Overview Ross Ulbricht was arrested on October 1, 2013 in San Francisco, based on the accusation that he created and operated the anonymous online marketplace Silk Road under the pseudonym Dread Pirate Roberts (DPR). The Silk Road website was an open market with few restrictions and permitted vendors to sell drugs and other illegal goods as well as legal ones, including art, books, raw milk and clothing.  ...
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Chinese Activist Cao Shunli Dies, after UN Betrayal and Detention Without Medical Assistance by the Chinese Communist Dictatorship

Chinese Activist Cao Shunli Dies, after UN Betrayal and Detention Without Medical Assistance by the Chinese Communist Dictatorship

Her name in Chinese means “smooth,” but her life, which ended on March 14, 2014, had been anything but smooth. On September 14, 2013, Cao Shunli was disappeared in the Exit & Entry area of Beijing Capital International Airport where she was en route to Geneva to attend human rights training. It wasn’t until late October when her arrest was confirmed. As reported by The New ...
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Dinesh D'Souza was Arraigned in a Manhattan Federal Court on Charges of making $20,000 in Campaign Contributions to the New York Senate campaign of friend Wendy Long

Dinesh D’Souza was Arraigned in a Manhattan Federal Court on Charges of making $20,000 in Campaign Contributions to the New York Senate campaign of friend Wendy Long

by Pamela Geller | 15 Jul 2015 | Breitbart.com What is being done to Dinesh D’Souza is an outrage, and all Americans who love freedom should be protesting. I am no D’Souza fan. One only need watch the debate between Dinesh D’Souza and Robert Spencer at CPAC 2007 to know where I am coming from, but that’s not the point. The idea that Dinesh D’Souza would ...
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