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100,000 Tweets for Oscar (Social media version)

Birth of a Patriot, Star of a Nation: Social Media Campaign for political prisoner Oscar López Rivera Call to action on January 6, 2015 for the Puerto Rican people’s longest-held political prisoner on his birthday and Three Kings’s Day. On this day La Respuesta and National Boricua Human Rights Network call for YOU to participate […]

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¡ABUSADORES!

Oscar López Rivera es un preso político. En un libro, Luis Nieves Falcón, describe su lucha por liberar a Puerto Rico y su  encarcelamiento por más de  treinta años en prisiones de los Estados Unidos. ¡ABUSADORES! Lo acusaron de “conspiración sediciosa”  para derrocar al gobierno yanki, como si el pepiniano llevara en sus bolsillos par […]

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300 Years of Political Prisoners” Film Series and Lecture

On November 10th & 11th the Latin@ Coalition, a group of Latino student organizations from different Universities around Chicago that work together, toured a film series, along with guest speaker Dr. Hugo Velazquez, across three different Universities in Chicago, Columbia College, UIC, and DePaul. The event, titled “3 Centuries of Political Prisoners” screened 3 films, […]

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postcards 4 oscar fundraiser launched!

Dear Artist, We are excited to invite you to participate in postcards4oscar, an art exhibition and fundraiser for the freedom of Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar López Rivera, who has been in prison for over 32 years. We hope that you will consider participating in this important event that will help to raise awareness for […]

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15th Letter: The offer i didn’t want

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following letter was not published online at ENDI.com Dear Karina, Last Monday i turned 71. i have fully entered a decade in which we are called “old,” but i feel strong, happy to have been true to myself. As that famous Frank Sinatra song goes, “What is a man? What has he […]

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La urgencia de vivir- Oscar López Rivera

18 de febrero de 2014 Mi Querida Clarisa: Deseo que este sea un día feliz y bien memorable para ti, y que puedas disfrutarlo en grande. Dos cosas que he aprendido en la vida que son bien importantes para mí, especialmente porque las aprendí en circunstancias difíciles. La primera es la urgencia de vivir. Vivir […]

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Former Political Prisoners: thumbnail portraits since the 1999 presidential commutation of their sentences

Edwin Cortés resides in Puerto Rico, where he does medical billing for physicians. He and his wife help take care of his elderly mother in Aguadilla, where they own their own home. They also enjoy their role as grandparents. Edwin has become a popular basketball coach, working with young teens. Community leaders have recognized him […]

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CAT Freedom PSA

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Campaign National meeting, 100th Anniversary Oscar Collazo Event at El Maestro, Dinner at Trinity Lutheran Church

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2013- Unprecedented Efforts to Free Oscar López Rivera

Jan 6- Chicago, Philadelphia, Florida, San Sebastian HAPPY BIRTHDAY OSCAR Jan. 10- NYC Panel discussion and book-signing on Between Torture and Resistance, NYC Jan 12- Play on Puerto Rican Political Prisoners “Crime Against Humanity” Returns To New York Feb- PR Governor Garcia Padilla advocates for release of Oscar López Rivera April 11- Dr. Luis Nieves […]

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