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The Muppet Show in Court

The Chinese government is escalating its violent oppression of human rights lawyers, with several esteemed activists being forced to publicly confess their “crimes.”

Protestors at a vigil for Berta Cáceres. Image by Daniel Cima via Flickr.

Las listas negras para eliminar a defensores de derechos humanos en Honduras no son una broma

El pasado viernes 05 de agosto una fuente me entregó un listado conteniendo los nombres de ocho defensores y defensoras de derechos humanos en Honduras sobre quiénes el gobierno de Juan Orlando Hernández había ordenado investigarlos y seguirlos.

Protestors at a vigil for Berta Cáceres. Image by Daniel Cima via Flickr.

The Blacklists for Eliminating Human Rights Defenders in Honduras are No Joke

Dina Meza on the Honduran government’s violent persecution of journalists, human rights defenders, and political opponents.

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Calling Collect from Prison/Father-Daughter Intermediary

“Tell her I would turn this world color-blind for her.”

Randy Alonso, director of Mesa Redondo. Image via Youtube user:  
Cubainformación TV

The Cuban Revolution: An Ex-Cuban Factory

Randy ALonson referred to Castro-free Cubans as “ex-Cubans” — and for the first time in the history of Cuban television, the media puppet is right.


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  • Asli Erdoğan at the Conrad Festival 2015, the annual literary festival in Krakow.
    Asli Erdogan Detained in Turkey

    Former ICORN writer-in-residence in Krakow City of Refuge, Asli Erdoğan, was detained in Turkey on Wednesday after acting as columnist and stand-in-editor to the Turkish newspaper, Özgür Gündem.