The President François-Xavier Verschave, is one of these rare Big People, honorable. Profoundly human, he was until the last breath, an engaged activist and fearless defender of the African, humbled continent, exploited and crushed by the French imperialism, the françafrique.
CODEPU (Corporation for the Defense of Peoples Rights) declares its concern for the health of 3 of the 6 political prisoners still in the High Security Prison (CAS). These prisoners started a hunger strike 51 days ago to demand from the government and the legislative power an amendment to the Pardon Law number 19965, approved by the Parliament in August 2004.
Relatives of 44 military recruits and a sergeant who died during a training march in May 2005 expressed their concern Monday about the investigation process being carried out by the Chilean military police.
As Americans celebrate their myth of freedom and justice for all, Leonard Peltier is moved without warning or notification to Terre Haute, Indiana, USP and is held in solitary confinement at least through the long holiday weekend.