His arrest has triggered condemnation inside and outside Bahrain, with leaders, governments and international organizations across the world calling for his immediate release
"I repeat my call for their immediate release
and for an end to discrimination, intimidation and violence against girls whose only wish is to gain an education.
In addition to calling for Newman's "immediate release
," Hayden also urged Pyongyang to free another American, Kenneth Bae.
Ban "strongly condemns the detention of four United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) peacekeepers by armed elements in the vicinity of Al Jamla, in the area of limitation and calls for their immediate release
," Martin Nesirky, Ban's spokesman, said at a briefing.
In India, a letter calling for the "immediate release
of the seven" was signed by L.
Summary: The Committee to Protect Journalists over the weekend called for the immediate release
of Lebanese-Palestinian journalist Rami Aysha.
Colombo, July 25 -- Mechanized Boat Fishermen of Rameswaram has demanded the immediate release
of 5 fishermen arrested on November 28, 2011 by Sri Lanka Navy on the charges drug smuggling.
Two of the men, Khalid and Al-Amer, have been sentenced to administrative detention whilst Allawi, who was the head of Al-Jazeera's Afghanistan Bureau before his arrest on 9th August, has yet to be charged.In its statement, MADA has called for the immediate release
of all the journalists, describing their imprisonment as part of an 'enduring disregard for international human rights law in the occupied Palestinian territories'.
RAMALLAH, June 25, 2011 (WAFA) ' Fatah movement Saturday considered the international parties' interest and calling for immediate release
of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, imprisoned by Hamas since in 2006, a clear and unfair bias.
In this respect, they called for his immediate release
, and decried his kidnapping as a blatant violation of human rights and the freedom of speech.
A Syrian lawyer who follows activists' trials, Khalil Maatouk, described Wednesday's sentencing as "harsh and unjust" and called for al-Hassani's immediate release
. The SHRL also expressed grave concern over the sentencing, saying it met "none of the minimum conditions and criteria for a fair trial" and called for the immediate release
of all political prisoners in Syria, the Associated Press reported.