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Updated : 3 weeks, 1 day ago IST
Hong Kong, January 2 (ANI): A prominent rights group staged an act of defiance on New Year's Day for the first time in 12 months -- on a much smaller scale -- calling for release of "political prisoners" who were arrested for demonstrations against the draconian National Security Law imposed
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
Gilgit Baltistan, November 15 (ANI): Counting of votes began in multiple cities of Pakistan occupied Gilgit Baltistan after polling in the controversial elections ended on Sunday evening.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], November 2 (ANI/Sputnik): The United States and the United Kingdom urged Belarus to release "political prisoners" and all those detained for participation in the anti-government demonstrations in the East European country, representatives of the US and the UK at the UN Human
Updated : 3 months ago IST
Gilgit Baltistan [PoK], October 21 (ANI): Protests demanding the release of political prisoners, including a prominent local activist Baba Jan, have entered the third week in Gilgit Baltistan with protestors questioning the draconian law under which the activists have been arrested, saying t
Updated : 4 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Saugata Ray in Lok Sabha on Saturday demanded the release of 230 political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir.
Updated : 6 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington DC [USA], July 20 (ANI): A 40-year-old man of Tibetan heritage took an 800 kilometre-long journey on a bicycle to raise awareness about the oppressive conditions in Tibet under the Chinese Communist Party.
Updated : 7 months, 1 week ago IST
New York [USA], June 19 (ANI): Facebook on Thursday (local time) deactivated dozens of advertisements placed by US President Donald Trump's re-election campaign, including a symbol once used by the Nazis to designate political prisoners in concentration camps, which the company said breached
Updated : 10 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], Mar 18 (ANI): Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has moved an adjournment motion notice in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday over "demand to release political prisoners in Jammu and Kashmir".
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Patiala (Punjab) [India], Jan 7 (ANI): An Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) delegation, led by Gobind Singh Longowal met Sikh political prisoner Balwant Singh Rajoana inside Patiala jail here on Monday.
Updated : 1 year, 7 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA] June 4 (ANI): The United States on Monday called on China to make public a full account of those killed or missing in the 1989 student-led pro-democracy demonstration in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
Updated : 1 year, 8 months ago IST
Caracas [Venezuela], May 3 (ANI): Venezuelan politician and former political prisoner Leopoldo Lopez On Friday said that he met high-ranking members of the country's security services during his house arrest.
Updated : 2 years, 2 months ago IST
Male [Maldives], Nov 20 (ANI): After leaving the Commonwealth of Nations in 2016, the Maldives is set to rejoin the organization under the new leadership of President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.