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What does POC stand for?

POC stands for Prisoner of Conscience

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Mr Herbert has shown his concern about the prisoner of conscience; we also expected Mr Shakeel as a Pakistani should have been a prisoner of conscience.
Mohamed 'Anni' Nasheed, a former Amnesty International prisoner of conscience who founded the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) in 2003, secured 54 per cent of the vote – beating Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, Asia's longest serving leader, in the run-off election.
No one can be safe in a country where a mayor who refuses to issue a gay pride proclamation, or a publisher who reproduces a cartoon that some Muslims find offensive, could end up in jail as a prisoner of conscience.