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Chelsea Manning

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning is Free!

(17.05.2017) Chelsea Manning, the Army intelligence analyst jailed for her 2010 disclosure of classified information, is free. Manning will leave Fort Leavenworth after having been imprisoned for 7 years. She was supposed to serve 35, the longest sentence ever handed down to a whistleblower in the United States, but after an impassioned activist campaign calling for her release President Obama commuted her sentence before leaving office.

Turkey: Urgent Call for Action for Chairperson of Human Rights Association (İHD) Diyarbakır Branch

(15.03.2017) Chairperson of Human Rights Association (İHD) Diyarbakır Branch and Vice-Chairperson of İHD Headquarters M.Raci Bilici has been arrested this morning (March 15,2017) and still in custody at Diyarbakır Anti-Terror Branch. By this operation, along with Raci Bilici, 11 old and new representatives of the NGOs in Diyarbakır have been arrested. According to the information obtained by the lawyers, alleged charges are still not learned since morning due to the confidentiality order on the investigation file.

Tamar Alon und Tamar Zeevi

Israel: IDF sentences two conscientious objectors to month in prison

(13.12.2016) The Israeli military sentenced two Israeli conscientious objectors, Tamar Alon and Tamar Ze’evi, to 27 days in military prison on Monday for refusing to serve in the army due to their opposition to the occupation.

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Tamar Alon and Tamar Zeevi

Israel: Conscientious Objectors Tamar Alon and Tamar Ze’evi imprisoned

(21.11.2016) November 16, Tamar Ze'evi and Tamar Alon declared their refusal to serve in the occupation at the IDF’s Tel Hashomer induction base outside Tel Aviv. A military tribunal sentenced both to two days in prison the same day.

When they completed two days behind the bars, they were tried again immediately and sentenced to 7 days imprisonment each this time. After this, they will refuse again and probably be sentenced to another term in prison.

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