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political prisoner

someone imprisoned for holding, expressing, or acting in accord with particular political beliefs
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These political prisoners are shifted to different locations as Occupied Kashmir is under siege since Indian government's decision of scraping its special status on August 05 to change the demographic composition of the internationally recognized disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
In a just and humane world, organizations like Karapatan, Kapatid (Families and Friends of Political Prisoners) or Task Force Detainees of the Philippines are unnecessary.
Karapatan deputy Secretary-General Roneo Clamor has echoed the call for the release of political prisoners on just and humanitarian grounds.
'Kashmiri political prisoners lodged in different jails of the State and outside are mostly going through endless trails.
Here, this resistance is elegantly presented as a case of self-destruction and immolation by political prisoners and is called necroresistance (p.
Kin call for political prisoners' release !-- -- Rhodina Villanueva (The Philippine Star) - December 4, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Families and supporters of political prisoners yesterday marched to Chino Roces Bridge in Manila to observe the International Day of Political Prisoners.
About the BNP's demand of releasing the political prisoners, Tofail said there is no political prisoner in the country.
ISLAMABAD:Senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, has urged the International Committee of Red Cross, Asia Watch and other world human rights organisations to take a serious note of the miserable plight of the Kashmiri political prisoners languishing in different jails of the territory and India in Indian occupied Kashmir.
Member of the Political Prisoners Defense Committee Zulfia Marat said that ex-Bishkek mayor Kubanychbek Kulmatov, ex-mayor Albek Ibraimov, and ex-Prime Minister Sapar Isakov cannot be regarded as political prisoners at this point.
'If our re-elected government believes it has truly won as much popular support as it says, then it should be willing to publicly show its magnanimity by promptly releasing all political prisoners,' he said.
MIRPUR -- The Jammu Kashmir National Front (JKNF) urged the government of India to release the political prisoners of Kashmir including its chairman Nayeem Khan who is languishing in Tihar Jail Delhi only for his political ideology for the last one year.
The strategies of Trump and Kim towards their summit notwithstanding, the plight of North Korean political prisoners and others needs to be one of the causes Trump supports during the negotiations.