Thursday, August 18th 8:00PM Eastern / 5:00PM Pacific The Katherine Massey Book Club hosts the 14th and final study session on Catherine Pelonero’s 2017 publication,…
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Tune in for an hour of news, information and conversation around the issue of political prisoners and prisoners of war.
Tonight we will examine the case of Simón Trinidad (born July 30, 1950) is the alias of Juvenal Ovidio Ricardo Palmera Pineda. Trinidad is a high level member of The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia—People’s Army whom the United States government tried to frame on drug trafficking charges which failed but was able to convict him a kidnapping that he was not involved in that allegedly occurred in another country.
“for the past seven years, he has been a resident of the U.S. Penitentiary Administrative Maximum, better known as ADX. In the highest-security prison in North America, Trinidad is serving a sixty-year sentence for “conspiracy to commit hostage-taking,” based on a kidnapping that occurred on another continent — and without, his attorneys insist, any direct involvement on his part.” – ALAN PRENDERGAST
Lets discuss the audacity of the US government bringing drug trafficking charges against Simón Trinidad while its agents partied with prostitutes in Colombia as well as cutting deals with the Mexican Sinoloa cartel.
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia—People’s Army is currently involved in peace negotiations sponsored in Cuba which is celebrating its 56th year of independence from the brutal rule of puppet tyrants controlled by the West.
Two new activist join the ranks of political prisoners in the USA.
“Two animal-rights activists have been charged with terrorizing the fur industry during cross-country road trips in which they released about 5,740 mink from farms and vandalized the homes and businesses of industry members, the FBI said Friday. The FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force arrested Joseph Brian Buddenberg, 31, and Nicole Juanita Kissane, 28, both of California, and federal prosecutors charged them with conspiracy to violate the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act.” – AP
These “terrorism” charges against animal rights activists are another example that US Attorney General Loretta Lynch was being less than truthful when she indicated that there are no terrorism charges that can be brought against Dylan Roof.
Black Lives Matter demonstrators interrupted a recent presidential debate to force them to discuss the state sponsored terrorism known as police brutality in the United States. In Cleveland where organizers are having a conference, it is being reported that police attacked activist with chemical weapons when they came to the aid of a 14 yr-old attacked by police at a bus stop across the street from the Black Lives Matter conference.
The medical campaign for Black Panther activist Robert Seth Hayes. Advocates are asked to continue with calls.