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CUBAN FIVER, Gerardo Hernandez, is out of “the Hole”!

August 3, 2010


National Committee To Free The Cuban Five IMPORTANT: To forward this message, use the “forward” link at bottom of page.   Gerardo Hernández is out of “the hole”! Gerardo Hernández, Cuban Five hero, has just been released this morning from isolation after an intense campaign by his attorneys and thousands of supporters around the world, […]

Years of Prison, But no Justice for Haiti’s Women Inmates (nor anyone else)

July 6, 2010


There is a scene in the film “We Must Kill the Bandits,” by journalist and documentary filmmaker, Kevin Pina, in which the UN “peacekeepers” are cramming young men from poor Haitian neighborhoods into steel personnel carriers in order to take them to the jail in Port-au-Prince.  Actually, many were teen-agers and some even younger.  The […]

Venezuelan Prison Humanization Program Initiates New Education Project

June 13, 2010


Pic above:  Venezuelan Justice Minister, Tarek el-Aissami Venezuelan Prison Humanization Program Initiates New Educational Project By James Suggett – Mérida, June 10th 2010 ( – University professors and experts in corrections and rehabilitation will offer educational programs for both the staff and prisoners in Venezuela’s jails as part of the latest step forward in […]