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Siamak Namazi: American held in Iran launches hunger strike and writes to Biden asking him to do more for detainees read full article at worldnews365.me

Washington CNN  —  An American wrongfully detained in Iran is calling on President Joe Biden to take notice of US detainees there, launching a hunger strike Monday to mark seven years since he was left behind in a prisoner swap that brought other Americans home. In a letter to Biden, …

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Inmate protest at Myanmar prison sparked in part by ‘preparation for execution’ — Radio Free Asia read full article at worldnews365.me

An inmate protest at a prison in southern Myanmar that prompted a deadly crackdown last week was sparked in part by preparations for the execution of a schoolteacher, Radio Free Asia has learned. The revelation sheds new light on the cause of the incident at Pathein Prison in the Ayeyarwady …

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Inmate killed, 8 in critical condition following crackdown at Myanmar Prison — Radio Free Asia read full article at worldnews365.me

Jail guards in Myanmar on Friday shot and killed a political prisoner and wounded greater than 60 different individuals – together with eight critically – after inmates protested their beating of the sufferer a day earlier, Radio Free Asia has realized. The incident at Pathein Jail is the most recent …

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