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Opening the Box: Sarah Shourd on Herman Wallace, California Hunger Strikers and the Horror of Solitary Confinement
Herman Wallace has been transferred out of solitary confinement, as Louisiana’s Hunt prison reduced his classification from maximum to medium security. Herman is now staying at the prison hospital in a 10-bunk dorm, with access to a day room, and does not have to wear leg irons anymore. While celebrating the more human conditions, Herman and the International Coalition to Free the Angola 3 emphasize that the transfer from solitary is not enough. They are asking folks to continue supporting Amnesty International’s call for humane release. The Angola 3’s Robert H. King, himself released in 2001 after 29 years in solitary confinement, says, “The wind is at our back and with your continued help our objective will be realized - freedom is in sight.”
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20 Jul 2013 | Filed under: Interview / Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics : Race
Dr. Tarek Mehanna's Appeal Hearing for Oral Arguments Tuesday July 30th at 9 AM!
Pack the Courthouse!

Tuesday July 30 at 9 AM (please come early)
Moakley Federal Courthouse
1 Courthouse Way, Boston, MA

Fifteen months ago, Tarek Mehanna stood at his sentencing hearing in front
of Judge O’Toole, the US Attorneys that had prosecuted him, the media, and
a room overflowing with supporters, and gave an inspiring, historic speech
about the struggle of oppressed people and the right to self defense. He
was sentenced that day to 17 1/2 years in prison.
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16 Jul 2013 | Filed under: Announcement / Human Rights : Race
Take action w/ Amnesty Intl: Compassionate Release for Herman Wallace of the Angola 3!
In response to the tragic news that Herman Wallace is terminally ill with cancer, Amnesty International has launched a campaign calling for Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal to immediately release Herman on humanitarian grounds. "After decades of cruel conditions and a conviction that continues to be challenged by the courts, he should be released immediately to his family so that he can be cared for humanely during his last months," says Tessa Murphy, USA campaigner, about Herman Wallace.
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14 Jul 2013 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : Politics : Race
[Brazil] Convocation for international solidarity!
Convocação para solidariedade internacional! / Convocation for international solidarity! / Llamamiento a la solidaridad internacional!
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25 Jun 2013 | Filed under: News / International
PANcake Breakfast Benefit for Prison Action News!
pancakeflyercolor.jpegBoston Anarchist Black Cross is having a PANcake breakfast benefit to raise money for Prison Action News.
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24 Jun 2013 | Filed under: Announcement / Human Rights : Organizing
*Anti-Imperialist Picnic July 4th.*
Are you sick of all those boring July Fourths you've suffered through? Too
much red, white, and blue? Have you had enough of that July 4th American
jingoism? But you still do love grilling and relaxing with friends, don't
you?

Well then, the Anti-Imperialist Picnic is for you! On July 4th at 11 am
come on out to the Allston Brighton riverside.
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24 Jun 2013 | Filed under: News / Politics
Pictures From Gay Pride March
IMG_0075.JPGIn recent years Boston's Gay Pride March has become contaminated by boring uniformity.. Corporate sponsors and Democratic political campaigns have sucked much of the life from what was once a vibrant celebration of queer culture. Nonetheless, pockets of fabulousness remain, and our intrepid photographer was on hand to record them before they disappear forever.
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09 Jun 2013 | Filed under: News / GLBT/Queer
Video/Photos-Free Bradley Manning Protest-Boston--June 1, 2013
1 Free Bradley Manning protest-Boston 6-1-13 014_1067x800.jpgBoston Common-June 1, 2013:
A good crowd of peace activists rallied today to free
wiki-leaks whistleblower on US war crimes, Pvt. Bradley Manning.
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02 Jun 2013 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
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