In Support of Political Prisoners | Freedom House

In Support of Political Prisoners

For the first time since 1936, the seat reserved for the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize remained glaringly empty as honoree Liu Xiaobo of China languishes in prison solely because of his lifetime struggle to bring democracy to the country. In honor of Mr. Liu and in commemoration of International Human Rights Day, Freedom House and Foreign Policy collaborated on a photo essay to call attention to the hundreds of innocent political prisoners around the world who remain in detention because of their political views or for their defense of human rights. The essay highlights 15 prisoners that deserve our attention.
Click here to view the essay.

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