Tag Archives: Amnesty International

Singer/Soldier Travis Bishop : War Resister Released from Stockade

Singer/soldier Travis Bishop, who refused deployment to Afghanistan for reasons of consience, has been released from prison. Photo from Dallas Dreamer.Fort Hood Soldier who refused to deploy:Travis Bishop released from Fort Lewis stockade By Alice Embree / The Rag Blog … Continue reading

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Artist Delara Darabi Executed in Iran

Delara Darabi made a tearful call early on Friday to her parents. Photo from Amnesty International. Iran Executes Woman for Alleged Murder Committed as a Juvenile Delara Darabi knew the end was close when she made a panic-filled call to … Continue reading

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Amnesty International : China Using Olympics As ‘Pretext’ For Crackdown

A Chinese paramilitary policeman tries to block photos being taken outside the Olympic Stadium. Photo by AFP.Repression of ‘human rights defenders, journalists and lawyers has intensified’ July 29, 2008 HONG KONG – China is using the Beijing Olympics as a … Continue reading

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