December 2015 (3)
Dec 10 2015 7:00AM
This Human Rights Day, make Waleed’s words famous
'The oppressor dies and he is forgotten, the free man is jailed and he is mentioned everywhere.' Waleed Abu al-Khair Today is Human Rights Day – marking the day when, 67 years ago, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights came into be...
Dec 7 2015 5:00PM
Get Albert home for Christmas
The end was almost in sight for Albert Woodfox this year. First sent to solitary confinement in Louisiana, USA, in 1972, his four decades in isolation looked like they would be over when Albert’s original conviction was overturned (for...
Dec 3 2015 6:00PM
My husband, in prison for supporting human rights in Saudi Arabia
Samar Badawi's husband is Waleed Abu al-Khair, a prominent human rights lawyer in Saudi Arabia. Waleed is in prison, serving a 15-year sentence for speaking out about human rights. Words are not enough for me to express how proud I am...