Political Prisoners

Some articles on political prisoners, political, prisoners:

Revolutionary Communist Youth League (Bolshevik) - Political Prisoners
... to a psychiatric clinic on a FSB directive, although the doctors had admitted he had political views not mental illness ... For his communist convictions and political activity, he spent six years in jail out of the 26 years of his life ... Today, the following activists remain prisoners Olga Nevskaja (RCYL(B) supporter), Viacheslav Luniov and Igor Fedorovich (members of a radical left-wing organization, the AKM) ...
Ronald Dauphin - Human Rights Organizations Urge Release of Haiti's Political Prisoners
... called on Haiti's government to promptly bring to trial or release all political prisoners, condemning the prolonged detention of Lavalas activists as politically motivated ... urged the Haitian government to release the remaining political prisoners, with particular emphasis on the defendants held in the La Scierie case ...
Laura Whitehorn - Life After Prison
1999, Laura Whitehorn has been involved in a wide range of causes, including the release of political prisoners ... Whitehorn is a member of the NY State taskforce on political prisoners, a group dedicated to supporting New York State political prisoners from the black liberation movement and ...
Human Rights In The Democratic Republic Of The Congo - Respect For The Integrity of The Person - Denial of Fair Public Trial - Political Prisoners and Detainees
... There were reports of political prisoners and detainees but no reliable estimates of the number ... The government sometimes permitted access to political prisoners by international groups ...
Sergei Kruglov (politician) - Security Services Career Under Stalin - 1945 To 1953: At The Height of Power
... that significantly toughened the Gulag conditions for political prisoners ... approved by Stalin, authorized the creation of a special system of labor camps for political prisoners ... MVD was authorized to hold, when deemed necessary, such political prisoners beyond the expiration dates of their sentences and to send them to the so-called administrative exile ...

Famous quotes containing the words prisoners and/or political:

    We are all conceived in close prison; in our mothers’ wombs, we are close prisoners all; when we are born, we are born but to the liberty of the house; prisoners still, though within larger walls; and then all our life is but a going out to the place of execution, to death.
    John Donne (c. 1572–1631)

    Political life at Washington is like political life in a suburban vestry.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)