Tag Archives: Political Prisoners

Thorne Dreyer : Poet Marilyn Buck Freed After 25 Years in Prison

Poet-activist Marilyn Buck was released from a federal prison hospital on July 15, 2010. Photo taken at Dublin Fci, 1998. Photo from The Rag Blog.Poet and political prisoner Marilyn BuckFreed after 25 years in federal prison By Thorne Dreyer / … finish reading Thorne Dreyer : Poet Marilyn Buck Freed After 25 Years in Prison

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Austin Benefit : Friends Support, Celebrate Marilyn Buck

Robert King, former Black Panther and member of the Angola 3, speaks in support of Marilyn Buck at June 25 benefit in Austin. Photo by Alan Pogue / The Rag Blog.Lively Austin gathering benefitsPolitical prisoner Marilyn Buck By Mariann G. … finish reading Austin Benefit : Friends Support, Celebrate Marilyn Buck

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Friday in Austin : Free Marilyn Now!

CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE Join us in Austin this Friday:Free Marilyn Buck Now! By Alice Embree / The Rag Blog / June 23, 2010 A benefit for Marilyn Buck this Friday, June 25, will raise funds and gather healing … finish reading Friday in Austin : Free Marilyn Now!

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Warrior-Poet Marilyn Buck : No Wall Too Tall

In prison but clearly in bloom. Marilyn Buck at Dublin FCI, 1994. Photo by Mariann G. Wizard / The Rag Blog.Supporters call for release:Free Austin’s Marilyn Buck! For her acts of selfless courage on behalf of victims of American criminal … finish reading Warrior-Poet Marilyn Buck : No Wall Too Tall

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Peter Matthiessen : The Tragedy of Leonard Peltier

The Tragedy of Leonard Peltier Vs. the United States of America …this man’s life leaks away behind grim concrete walls for the unworthy purpose of saving face for the FBI and a U.S. Attorney’s Office… By Peter Matthiessen / November … finish reading Peter Matthiessen : The Tragedy of Leonard Peltier

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Leonard Peltier : Your Support Could Make the Difference

The clock ticks ever faster for Leonard Peltier Leonard’s release would do much to begin the healing process between the native community and the U.S. government. By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / Austust 11, 2009 By Tuesday, August … finish reading Leonard Peltier : Your Support Could Make the Difference

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Leonard Peltier Hearing Brings Hope for Freedom

Photos by Bill Hackwell / indybay.org.Leonard Peltier could leave prison by August 18 By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / July 30, 2009 For a formidable and growing global community of supporters, the prospect of Native American activist Leonard … finish reading Leonard Peltier Hearing Brings Hope for Freedom

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Harvey Wasserman : Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier Faces Parole Board

Leonard Peltier, founder of the American Indian Movement, faces the Parole Board today, July 28, 2009, after 33 years of incarceration.Today we ALL stand before Leonard Peltier’s Parole Board The circumstances of the prosecution, and the legal history of the … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier Faces Parole Board

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Leonard Peltier : In the Spirit of Crazy Horse

Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier. Photo from High Times.In the Spirit of Crazy Horse I don’t want to spend the rest of my life in this prison. And I don’t want you to spend the rest of your life in some … finish reading Leonard Peltier : In the Spirit of Crazy Horse

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Guantanamo Prisoners Shaming Washington

I can think of very little that is more disgusting than the words of a former commander of the Guantanamo facility (which I missed when they were uttered in June 2006). He said that three detainee suicides were not acts … finish reading Guantanamo Prisoners Shaming Washington

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Marilyn Buck from the Greybar : Reflections on Liberation and Poetry

Portrait of Marilyn Buck by Tom Manning from Can’t Jail the Spirit: Art by Political Prisoner Tom Manning and others, 2006. The following is from former Austinite and Ragamuffin (contributor to our Sixties underground paper), long-time political prisoner and poet … finish reading Marilyn Buck from the Greybar : Reflections on Liberation and Poetry

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Preserving the Evidence of CIA Secret Detentions

The Combatant Status Review Tribunal Notice is read to a detainee at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, July 13. Photo by Airman Randall Damm, USN.CIA Director Asked to Preserve Secret PrisonsBy William Fisher / April 17, 2009 NEW YORK — Lawyers for … finish reading Preserving the Evidence of CIA Secret Detentions

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