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The silent empire
It's time for us to speak up and protest against what we find unacceptable.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2013 11:39 GMT
Former political prisoner defends Manning
Sarah Shourd, who spent more than a year in solitary confinement in Iran, calls for Bradley Manning's release.
Last updated: 02 Jun 2013 18:45 GMT
US lawmakers legalise indefinite detention
A new US law declares the world a battlefield, making virtually anyone vulnerable to indefinite military detention.
Last updated: 16 Dec 2011 08:20 GMT
'Hikers' freed by Iran return to US
Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal return to New York after being held for more than two years and convicted for spying.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2011 22:42 GMT
Hikers freed by Iran return to US
Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal fly back to New York after being held for more than two years on charges of spying.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2011 18:03 GMT
My students: Victims of Iran's foreign policy
Majid Rafizadeh discusses the politics behind the imprisonment of his former students, Sarah Shourd and Shane Bauer.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2011 14:01 GMT
'Holiday' delays release of US men in Iran
Deal for release of jailed "hikers" delayed because judge whose signature was needed is on vacation, lawyer says.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2011 15:41 GMT
Iran judiciary: No imminent release of US men
Confusion as judiciary says two men jailed as spies are not to be released soon, a day after president said they would.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2011 18:53 GMT
Iran 'to release' two US men jailed as spies
President Ahmadinejad says two US citizens currently held in Iran will be freed in a 'couple of days'.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2011 03:47 GMT
Iran convicts US 'hikers' as spies
Americans Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal were sentenced to eight years in prison for illegal entry and espionage.
Last updated: 21 Aug 2011 06:56 GMT
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