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World - Region
10/16/2022 1:00:45 PM
A towering blaze at a notorious prison housing political prisoners and anti-government activists in Iran's capital killed four inmates, the country's judiciary said Sunday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/30/2022 12:12:00 PM
The 19-member Board of Trustees responsible for preparing the national dialogue proposed by President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi in April is set to resume meetings.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/2/2022 10:40:48 PM
More political activists are expected to be pardoned soon in an attempt to create a favourable climate for the success of the national dialogue

World - International
7/26/2022 10:44:10 AM
International outrage over Myanmar's execution of four political prisoners intensified Tuesday with strong condemnation from world governments and grassroots protests.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
6/2/2022 7:07:00 PM
Former president of opposition Dostour Party Khaled Dawoud tells Al-Ahram Weekly the recent release of dozens of political prisoners will contribute to the success of the political dialogue initiated by President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi six weeks ago.

Egypt - Politics
5/4/2022 4:29:17 PM
Deputy chairperson of Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR), Mohamed Anwar Esmat El-Sadat issued a statement on Tuesday indicating that the issue of political prisoners in Egypt will be “closed” in the near future.

World - Africa
1/10/2022 10:34:15 PM
President Joe Biden expressed concerns on Monday in a phone call with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed about detentions and civilian killings in the conflict in the Tigray region, while commending Abiy for the recent release of several political prisoners.

World - Region
7/11/2021 5:21:10 PM
Jansa said he backed calls for justice for 'the families of the 30,000 political prisoners who perished' during what she termed the 'horrible 1988 massacre'

World - International
7/11/2021 4:15:03 PM
The former top US diplomat also compared Iran's newly elected president, Ebrahim Raisi, to a ``mass murderer'' for his role in the execution of thousands of Iranian political prisoners in 1988

World - Region
6/8/2021 5:54:44 PM
Abu Jaber who was among 22 political prisoners held in Israeli jails

World - International
3/13/2021 10:32:56 PM
More than 70 people have been killed in Myanmar in widespread protests against the military’s seizure of power, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners advocacy group has said

World - International
10/6/2020 1:08:07 PM
UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet expressed deep concern over the deteriorating situation of rights activists, lawyers and political prisoners held in Iran as a result of the coronavirus crisis

World - Region
3/31/2020 1:55:39 PM

Egypt - Politics
3/19/2020 5:41:25 PM
The released men include political analyst Hassan Nafaa, regime critic Hazem Abdel-Azim, and Shady El-Ghazaly Harb, a leading member of the liberal-oriented Dostour Party.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
2/14/2020 4:40:00 PM
A move by Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune to pardon thousands of prisoners is being seen as a goodwill gesture to the country’s one-year-old protest movement

Egypt - Politics
5/20/2019 10:28:06 PM

World - Africa
3/2/2019 5:47:54 PM

World - International
6/9/2018 6:13:23 PM

World - Region
4/10/2018 6:59:02 PM

Egypt - Politics
10/24/2017 12:17:40 PM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi appeared on the news channel on Monday as part of his three-day trip to France, where he met with French President Emmanuel Macron

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