14 Political Prisoners Spending The Holidays In Jail
Mikhail Khodorkovsky walked out of a Russian prison today, but not everyone is as fortunate.
Earlier today, in a very sudden turn of events, Russia's most famous political prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky was set free.
While Putin's pardon of Khodorkovsky has shocked the world, there are still countless political prisoners around the world who are serving time for similarly politically-charged sentences:
Mukhtar Dzhakishev (Kazakhstan)
Nabeel Rajab (Bahrain)
Yulia Tymoshenko (Ukraine)
Ales Bialiatski (Belarus)
Liu Xiaobo (China)
Abdulhadi al-Khawaja And The Bahrain Thirteen (Bahrain)
Gedhun Choekyi Nyima (Tibet)
Marwan Barghouti (Palestinian Territories)
Mir-Hossein Mousavi and Medhi Karroubi (Iran)
Alaa Abd El-Fattah (Egypt)
Jean-Claude Roger Mbédé (Cameroon)
Anar Mammadli (Azerbaijan)
Ilgar Mammadov (Azerbaijan)
Filep Karma (Indonesia)
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