International Day in Solidarity With Political Prisoners is Dec 3. Feature on Certain Days Political Prisoner Calendar. Short talks from Fred Hampton Jr, Luis Rosa, & Soffiyah Elijah
Stark Raven Radio.
Emily Aspinwall, Tiffany Chong, Marge Lam
Excerpts from talks at Jericho Boston's International Week of Solidarity with Political Prisoners. Fred Hampton Jr, Luis Rosa, & Soffiyah Elijah. Full audio at:
[31:27 - 38:00]
Prison News Highlights:
-Time for prisoners to get a raise, according to Canada's correctional investigator.
-Canadian prisoners may see improved computer access after a court ruling
-European countries criticized for having allowed CIA renditions
-Donald Rumsfeld authorized the mistreatment of
detainees at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, according to the prison's former U.S. commander.
-Seven million people in the US were behind bars, on probation or on parole by the end of last year.
-US backs down from Guantanamo expansion plans
[41:40 - 52:22]
Features an interview with Helen Hudson of Certain Days Political Prisoner Calendar Collective in Montreal about the calendar project. http://www.certaindays.org/
Show includes intro/extro, show & station IDs, music and announcements.
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