Posts Tagged “political prisoner”

UN expert on torture sounds alarm again that Julian Assange’s life may be at risk

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UN expert on torture sounds alarm again that Julian Assange’s life may be at risk

UN expert on torture sounds alarm again that Julian Assange’s life may be at risk The UN Special Rapporteur on torture, Nils Melzer, has expressed alarm at the continued deterioration of Julian Assange’s health since his arrest and detention earlier this year, saying his life was now at risk. Mr. Assange was sent to a UK…

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UN Human Rights group urges Egypt to release songwriter El Behairy

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UN Human Rights group urges Egypt to release songwriter El Behairy

UN Human Rights group urges Egypt to release songwriter El Behairy UN human rights experts* have urged Egyptian authorities to release poet Galal El Behairy, who has been detained since February for writing a song critical of government policies. Mr. El Bahairy wrote the lyrics to the song ‘Balaha’, performed by Ramy Essam, and released…

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