Governor of Puerto Rico writez about hiz visit with politikal prisoner Oscar Lopez

Terre Haute, Indiana Alejandro García Padilla/ Governor of Puerto Rico October 8, 2014   The morning was colder than anticipated: 48 degrees Fahrenheit. I arrived the night before in Indianapolis, Indiana, from where we left, driving for an hour and a half, to the Holiday Inn in Terre Haute. That morning we met to […]

10/9 Free Komrade Noberto Gonzalez Claudio

  Norberto Gonzalez’s Support picket has been moved to Thursday Oct. 9th @5pm Picket at 26 Federal Plaza New York, New York Take the 4, 5, or 6 to Brooklyn Bridge-City HallBRING YOUR FLAGS, CANDLES, FLOWERS,PANDERETAS, PLACARDS, AND  PICTURES FOR OUR COMMUNITY ALTARPuerto Rican Political Prisoner Norberto Gonzalez Claudio was supposed to be released from […]

Primary responsibility of president Obama

Editorial, El Nuevo Día September 30, 2014   The resignation of the Attorney General of the United States, Eric Holder, represents a new hurdle in the struggle for the release of political prisoner Oscar López Rivera, but doesn’t diminish the primary responsibility of president Barack Obama to pay attention to the united demand of […]

NLG International Committee, Presentation to the UN Decolonization Committee on Puerto Rico

  National Lawyers Guild International Committee             Presentation to the United Nations Decolonization Committee             Hearings on Puerto Rico             June 23, 2014             The National Lawyers Guild was founded in 1937 as an alternative to the American Bar Association, which did not admit people of color. The oldest and largest public interest/human rights bar […]

The ongoing imprisonment of Oscar López iz a betrayal of democracy Editorial At 71 years of age and having served 33 years in remote prisons, far away from his country, accused of seditious conspiracy, but never having been found guilty of shedding any blood, Oscar López Rivera is the symbol of a flagrant dishonor for his jailers and an affront to democracy that fails to […]

Oscar López Rivera’z Message to the World

  Today marks the 33rd anniversary of the incarceration of Oscar López Rivera, a Puerto Rican considered by many to be one of the longest-held political prisoners in the Western Hemisphere. What follows is the original message in English López Rivera shared with Puerto Rico’s El Nuevo Día: To love the homeland costs nothing, what would be costly is if […]

May 25th and May 29th 4 Oscar Lopez Rivera!

  FREEDOM MONTH CONTINUES WITH OUR MAY 29TH PICKET AND THE 33 Mujeres NYC por Oscar Vigil this Sunday may 25th at 4pm at the Loisaida Festival!   Related articles Oscar López Rivera: The Invisible Man and Hiz Invisible Nation Oscar Lopez Rivera Supporters March Over Williamsburg Bridge Solidarity 4 Oscar Lopez Rivera Free Oscar […]

Oscar López Rivera: The Invisible Man and Hiz Invisible Nation “Around the world today, men and women are still imprisoned for their political beliefs.”—President Barack Obama “But one prisoner remains, now a vivid reminder of the ongoing inequality that colonialism and empire building inevitably bring forth. After more than 30 years, Oscar López Rivera is imprisoned for the ‘crime’ of seditious conspiracy: conspiracy […]

May Freedom Month

  The ProLibertad Freedom Campaign announces that May is now FREEDOM MONTH!  Originally, Freedom Month was in April (April 4th was the date of the arrest of the FALN), but this year we’ve moved it to May in recognition of the arrest dates of Norberto Gonzalez Claudio (May 10th) and Oscar Lopez Rivera (May 29th). […]