Environmentalist Betty Krawczyk is behind bars again, this time for her stand against Olympic development at Eagleridge bluffs. Interview about her case and what life is like inside behind bars.
Emily Aspinwall, Stark Raven Media Collective
78-year-old Betty Krawczyk has spent at total of almost three years in jail at various times for her participation in anti-logging protests. She is currently serving a 10-month sentence for her stand against Olympic development at Eagleridge Bluffs in West Vancouver on traditional Squamish territory. Betty is an outspoken environmentalist who is also using her voice to speak out about the conditions and lives of the women inside prison. Betty is currently being held at the Alouette Correctional Centre for Women. ACCW is the provincial jail for women in Maple Ridge, BC.
More info on Betty: www.bettysearlyedition.blogspot.com
The interview is contains an intro, but no extro. It is in two parts, as the phone call got cut off by the prison phone system and leaves a space for a station ID or other break.
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