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Egypt - Politics
2/29/2012 5:20:16 PM
Relatives of imprisoned Egyptians maintain five-day-old sit-in to press for their sons' release; North Sinai governor says last Egyptian political prisoner in Israel was released in 1982

World - Region
2/22/2012 5:26:11 PM
Following the 66-day hunger strike by West Bank activist Khader Adnan, Palestinian administrative detainees reject legitimacy of Israeli courts by announcing boycott, Palestinian Prisoner's Club say

Opinion -
2/22/2012 5:05:50 PM
Khadr Adnan's agonising ordeal, which lasted for 66 days and could have ended with his death, seems to have succeeded in drawing attention to Israel's use of arbitrary detention

World - Region
2/19/2012 3:00:00 PM
In an rare moment of unity, several thousand Palestinians rallied in Gaza and the West Bank on Friday in support of jailed Islamic Jihad leader Khader Adnan who faces death because of his hunger strike

World - Region
2/16/2012 2:28:22 PM
Israel re-arrests two prisoners recently released among hundreds in exchange for Israeli Gilad Shalit

World - Region
2/5/2012 2:19:49 PM
Royal pardons of high-profile Islamist prisoners attest to Morocco's changing political landscape following last year's elections

World - Region
2/2/2012 12:06:13 PM
Relatives of Palestinian detainees in Israel hurl slippers at UN chief Ban Ki-moon's vehicle as he visits Gaza

Egypt - Politics
2/1/2012 5:54:50 PM
Parliament's human rights committee disputes Ibrahim Youssef's comments that interior ministry holds no political prisoners, emergency laws remain in place against terrorism and thuggery

Egypt - Politics
2/1/2012 4:08:54 PM
Tarek El-Zomor, jailed for involvement in president Sadat's assassination and a leading figure in Al-Jamaa Al-Islamiya, describes the horror of Mubarak's torture chambers as 'worse than at Abu Ghraib'

Egypt - Politics
1/29/2012 10:18:45 AM
Blogger Maikel Nabil recounts imprisonment and denounces military and their use of torture against 'prisoners of conscience'

World - Region
1/28/2012 1:16:04 PM
As deadly crackdown on protesters continues, activists say bodies of 17 men arrested by Al-Assad loyalists were found dumped in the streets of Hama

Egypt - Politics
1/25/2012 9:24:41 PM
Thousands of prisoners released on January 25 says security official

Egypt - Politics
1/22/2012 8:50:52 PM
Military ruler's pardon of nearly two thousand prisoners sentenced by military courts is now not expected to be executed until 26 January

Egypt - Politics
1/22/2012 8:10:00 AM
Prominent blogger and military critic Maikel Nabil is among 1959 prisoners who would be released by Egypt’s ruling military on the anniversary of the January 25 revolution

Egypt -
1/17/2012 6:12:34 PM
Prisoners' association calls on incoming parliament to release all remaining political detainees jailed under former regime

World - International
1/6/2012 12:25:48 PM
Taliban requests the transfer of prisoners held in Guantanamo Bay to Qatar, while President Hamid Karzai rejects the hardline Islamists’ demand and wants them to be sent directly to Afghanistan

World - International
1/6/2012 12:20:04 PM
British Foreign Secretary William Hague calls for the release of political prisoners, free and fair by-elections and improved humanitarian access to conflict areas in Myanmar after meeting with President Aung San Suu Kyi

World - Region
1/5/2012 11:50:19 AM
Official Syrian news agency Sana says 552 prisoners involved in unrest but who "have no blood on their hands" are released

World - Region
12/28/2011 1:43:28 PM
Syria sets free 755 prisoners who were involved in anti-regime unrest, releasing prisoners is an important condition of an Arab league road map

World - International
12/24/2011 3:42:54 PM
In the largest pardon under the communist regime, Cuban President Raul Castro intends to pardon some 3,000 prisoners, including 86 foreign nationals from 25 countries

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