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Benefit for political prisoners this Saturday night

Come see two movies for $10 and help raise money to send young activists to Cuba for the international conference on freeing political prisoners!

Tear Down The Walls!
two films on political prisoners
A Benefit Fundraiser

6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Saturday, February 16th, 2002

Women in the Directors Chair, 941 W. Lawrence, 5th floor
2 blocks West of Lake Shore drive,
2 blocks East of Lawrence stop on the Howard (Red Line) EL,
Parking lot East of the Building, Wheelchair accessible

Leonard Peltier, Mumia Abu-Jamal and Oscar Lopez-Rivera are only the best known of the many who have remained locked in U.S. prisons for decades because they struggled for justice. Tear Down the Walls will be an international human rights conference on winning freedom for U.S. held Political Prisoners in Havana, Cuba on March 27th-30th, 2002. Help support the movement to free all political prisoners!

$10 for two films:
"Eyes of the Rainbow", deals with the life of Assata Shakur, the Black Panther and Black Liberation Army leader who escaped from prison and was given political asylum in Cuba.
www.afrocubaweb.com/rainbow.htm
and
"Out: The Making of a Revolutionary", tells the story of the Laura Whitehorn a lesbian radical who served 15 years as part of the Resistance Conspiracy.
www.imageout.org/2001/prog13.htm

Alejandro Molina of the Puerto Rican Cultural Center and Lisa Brock of the Hands Off Assata Campaign will speak about the conference and the international struggle to free the political prisoners held by the U.S.

Food, drink, literature, political prisoner calendars, and other items for sale!

More info on Saturday's benefit:
www.prairie-fire.org/tear_down_the_walls_benefit.html

More info on the conference:
www.thejerichomovement.com/teardownthewalls/index.html
 
 

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