political prisoners
Mar 2017
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Erdogan’s next move: Restore capital punishment

Jazz Shaw Mar 18, 2017 7:01 PM

Just the sort of tool you want to hand to a tyrant

Dec 2016
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Our new relationship with Cuba doesn’t seem to have changed much of anything

Jazz Shaw Dec 19, 2016 2:31 PM

Protesters asking for political prisoners to be freed wind up… you guessed it

Nov 2016
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New satellite images reveal North Korean prison camps

John Sexton Nov 30, 2016 3:01 PM

“…they executed people once a week, which we were forced to watch.”

Aug 2016
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State Department unable to identify a historical precedent for $400 million cash payment to Iran

John Sexton Aug 27, 2016 5:31 PM

“diplomatic historians and lawyers with expertise in international arbitration struggled to find any similar examples.”

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American Joshua Holt now a political prisoner in Venezuela

John Sexton Aug 26, 2016 7:21 PM

“…the police asked for $10,000 from the couple to avoid legal trouble.”

Jul 2016
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In Venezuela, political prisoners a growth industry

John Sexton Jul 01, 2016 7:21 PM

“…political arrests are no longer just a mechanism for party discipline.”

Jan 2016
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Iran getting $1.7B from U.S. in “debt and interest”

Taylor Millard Jan 17, 2016 3:31 PM

Coincidence to prisoner swamp or more?

Jan 2015
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Cuba has allegedly released all 53 political prisoners as promised

Jazz Shaw Jan 12, 2015 12:41 PM

Free at last? Or free for now?

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Cuba: Yeah, we’re not really going to release all of those political prisoners

Ed Morrissey Jan 07, 2015 5:21 PM

“Economic blood” transfusion.