Tag: prisoners

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Nearly 200 Palestinian Prisoners Quit Hunger Strike

At least 86 Palestinian prisoners said Saturday they were ending their hunger strike, the Israel Prisons Service said. They joined some 100 other prisoners who ended their strike on Friday.

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Alcatraz Reunion Brings Back Guards, Prisoners

A unique reunion was held at Alcatraz on Sunday between former prison guards and former inmates to celebrate the 81st anniversary of the infamous federal penitentiary.

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Ex-Gitmo Prisoners Refuse Free Year of Rent from Uruguay, Demanding US Funds

Five of the six former Guantánamo Bay detainees being hosted by Uruguay are refusing to sign an accord with the local United Nations body that would pay for their rent and utilities for one year, demanding that the United States subsist their lives and claiming they were promised three years of free living in the Latin American nation.