by Michael Nolan A federal judge sentenced anti-police brutality activist Tom Moseley on Wednesday to 90 days in a halfway house and two years of probation for charges resulting from his participation in the May Uprisings following the murder of George Floyd. In the face of heightened repression by the federal government, Moseley’s sentence, which does not include prison time, represents a victory for his … Continue reading Minneapolis: Community Support Wins Lighter Sentence for Targeted Political Prisoner, Tom Moseley
Photo: Activist Tom Moseley (center) standing with family members of victims of the police. By Michael Nolan Tom Moseley, an activist fighting racist police violence, faces sentencing on Wednesday, January 5, for federal charges related to his participation during protests in the May Uprisings which followed the police murder of George Floyd. These charges fit the pattern of the Biden administration which intensifies its repression … Continue reading Minneapolis: Tom Moseley, Activist for Black Lives, Faces Sentencing after Targeted Federal Repression
Cover photo: Luzivaldo de Souza Araujo in the cap, in an audience at the Agrarian Ombudsman in Brasilia, October 2017 By Nélida Tello The National Commission of the League of Poor Peasants (LCP, Liga dos Camponeses Pobres), which organizes the poor peasants in the countryside in their struggle for land, published a statement on December 28 on the status of Luzivaldo de Souza Araujo, a … Continue reading Brazil: Political Prisoner at Risk of Death, Peasants Mobilize in Defense
By Nélida Tello Mexican political prisoner Salvador Pinal Melendez, 61, imprisoned since September 20, 2021, for opposing the Interoceanic Corridor Development (CIIT, Corredor Interoceánico del Istmo de Tehuantepec) project in the south of Mexico, will soon be released from prison and placed on house arrest. His release is tied to the mass support he received from revolutionaries in Mexico and internationally, who raised the call … Continue reading Mexico: Political Prisoner Salvador Pinal Melendez to be Released from Prison
Photo: Eric King in a four-point restraint (Source: Government Case File) By David Martinez In 2018, Eric King, a political prisoner from the Ferguson Uprisings for Black lives, was assaulted and tortured by prison guards, who put him in a four-point restraint, splayed-out for five hours, while interrogating him. It was reported last week that the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) destroyed some video evidence of … Continue reading Guards Torture Political Prisoner Eric King, Bureau of Prisons Destroys Video
The Brazilian Center for Solidarity with the People (Cebraspo, Centro Brasileiro de Solidariedade aos Povos) released a statement on September 14 condemning the old Peruvian State’s assassination of Chairman Gonzalo (Dr. Abimael Guzmán Reynoso) through deliberate, criminal negligence towards his health and well-being. The organization is demanding that Chairman Gonzalo receive a proper burial after the old Peruvian State threatened to cremate his body. Chairman … Continue reading Brazilian People’s Organization Denounces Assassination of Chairman Gonzalo, Demands Dignified Burial
By the Editorial Board In recent weeks, the international campaign to defend the life and health of Chairman Gonzalo has surged. Chairman Gonzalo is the leader of the Communist Party of Peru (PCP, Partido Comunista del Perú) and Peruvian Revolution. Also known as Dr. Abimael Guzmán Reynoso, he faces an imminent threat to his life at the hands of his jailers, the Peruvian State, who, … Continue reading Move Heaven and Earth to Defend the Life of Chairman Gonzalo!
Editor’s Note: We share the following unofficial translation of a statement by the Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist–Leninist (TKP/ML) which adds to the worldwide call to defend Chairman Gonzalo who faces a serious threat to his life and health at this time. His captors, the Peruvian State, backed by US imperialism, are attempting to fulfill their assassination plans, which requires all revolutionaries and progressives to move … Continue reading TKP/ML International Committee: Let Us Defend the Life of Chairman Gonzalo!
Editor’s Note: The following is an unofficial English translation of a statement by the Brazilian Center of Solidarity with the People (CEBRASPO, Centro Brasileño de Solidaridad con los Pueblos), an organization that “defends the right of the people to struggle for their rights” and raises awareness of political struggles in Brazil and worldwide. The statement adds to the worldwide call to defend the health and … Continue reading CEBRASPO: In Defense of the Life of Prof. Abimael Guzmán Reynoso, Seriously Threatened by the Peruvian State
Editor’s Note: The following is an unofficial translation of the article “Campanha mundial denuncia nova tentativa de aniquilar o Presidente Gonzalo“ by Brazilian revolutionary newspaper A Nova Democracia. By Jailson de Souza On July 20, Dr. Abimael Guzmán Reynoso, Chairman Gonzalo, head of the Communist Party of Peru (PCP, Partido Comunista del Peru) and the Peruvian Revolution, was transferred to a hospital near the Callao … Continue reading A Nova Democracia: Global Campaign Denounces New Attempt to Annihilate Chairman Gonzalo