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Indybay Journalist Boston Woodard in “The Hole” for Writing on Prison Conditions

Indybay Journalist Boston Woodard in “The Hole” for Writing on Prison Conditions Wed Aug 5 2009 (Updated 08/12/09) Lawsuit Filed and Legal Defense Fund Established for Boston Woodard Boston Woodard, a prisoner/journalist who is a frequent contributor to Indybay, has been put in solitary confinement in retaliation for an article he wrote about conditions at Solano State Prison.

08 RNC DEFENDANT FOUND GUILTY @ TRAIL

RNC defendant Jesse James Forrey

 sentencing Sept. 17th

Jesse James Forrey is an RNC defendant who for the past year has
been forced to live in minneapolis awaiting trial away from his friends
and family in santa cruz, califronia. on august 8th jesse was found

REMEMBER LEONARD PELTIER

http://www.leonardpeltier.net

After
32 years in prison Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier went before the
Federal Parole Board on the 28th of July 2009. The Parole Board is
expected to render their decision within the 2-3 weeks. Phone calls,
faxes and letters are important and time is of the essence.

SUPPORT JOHN GRAHAM

http://www.grahamdefense.org

John
Graham ,a Tuchone from the Yukon was arrested in Vancouver, Canada in
2003. He is charged with the 1970's murder of Anna Mae Pictou-Aquash of
the Mi'kmaq nation; his friend and fellow warrior in the American
Indian Movement (AIM). Read his story at the above link and add your voice of support for this Native brother.

INDY BAY prisoner journalist thrown in the 'hole' for writing an article about conditions in Solano

Wed. Aug 5th, 2009 9:05 AM

Boston Woodard, a frequent contributor to
Indybay, is in solitary confinement because of an article he wrote,
which displeased the staff and warden at Solano State Prison.


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DEMAND CHARGES AGAINEST SF8 FRANSICO TORRES BE DROPPED

PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD!

FAX OR CALL JERRY BROWN - ALL DAY, MONDAY JULY 27TH
DEMAND ALL CHARGES BE DROPPED AGAINST FRANCISCO TORRES!
FREE THE SF8
Dear friends,
We are asking that you phone and fax CA Attorney General Jerry
Brown on
Monday, July 27th demanding that he drop the charges against
Francisco Torres, the last of the SF8 still facing prosecution.
Brown knows there is no case against Francisco, but he needs to get
the message from people all over the country

New York Times: More People Serving Life Sentences Than Ever Before

July 23, 2009

Study Finds Record Number of Inmates Serving Life Terms

By SOLOMON MOORE

CORONA, Calif. — Mary Thompson, an inmate at the California Institution for Women here, was convicted of two felonies for a robbery spree in which she threatened victims with a knife. Her third felony under California’s three-strikes law was the theft of three tracksuits to pay for her crack cocaine habit in 1982.

CHARGES DROPPED FOR 4 OF SF8

By TERRY COLLINS, Associated Press Writer
Monday, July 6, 2009

(07-06) 22:23 PDT San Francisco (AP) --

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