International and Puerto Rican Leaders Meet in Summit on Human Rights in San Juan

San Juan- Renowned international specialists in Human Rights will meet in San Juan from December 7 to 10, 2012, in the Summit on Human Rights, in the Emilio S. Belaval Theater of the Universidad del Sagrado Corazón [Sacred Heart University], in Santurce. The Summit is aimed at familiarizing the public with the current Human Rights[…]


Network PANCAKE- WAFFLE Breakfast Sunday December 16th!

Enjoy an all you can eat pancake and waffle breakfast and support social justice! On Sunday, December 16, 2012, the National Boricua Human Rights Network will host its annual Pancake Waffle breakfast to raise money for the Puerto Rican political prisoners commissary. Along with the “Pasteles for freedom” Sale it is a major fundraiser for[…]


Order Your Holiday Pasteles Now!

It’s that time again- to taste the delicious pasteles of the holiday season while supporting the commissary campaign for Puerto Rican political prisoners Avelino & Norberto González Claudio and Oscar López Rivera, who is on the verge of beginning his 32nd year in federal prison- the longest-held political prisoner in Puerto Rico’s history. Please download[…]


La Capilla del Barrio and NBHRN plan Community Celebration of Oscar López Rivera’s Birthday Jan 8!

Join La Capilla del Barrio and the National Boricua Human Rights Network as we celebrate Oscar López Rivera’s 69th birthday! Come and eat birthday cake, hear original performances by the Batey Urbano, La Capilla youth and Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School students on Oscar López Rivera and an update on the campaign to free[…]

Holiday Writing & Commissary Initiative

Write to the patriots! The National Boricua Human Rights Network is initiating a holiday letter and card writing campaign to Puerto Rican Political Prisoners Oscar López Rivera and Avelino & Norberto González Claudio (Addresses below). As part of our annual commissary campaign, the Network has sold pasteles for Thanksgiving, raising over $1000 and is hosting[…]


18th Annual Pancake & Waffle Breakfast/Artisans Holiday Bazaar Raises $2000 for Puerto Rican Poltical Prisoners!

More than $2000.00 was raised at the 18th Annual Pancake Waffle Breakfast on Sunday, December 11, 2011. Since 1994, thousands of dollars have been raised and sent to Puerto Rican political prisoners.”We started by raising $300.00 and then made $500.00 a goal, then $800.00 and $1000.00 and now look!” said Dr. Margaret Power, who was[…]


Pasteles for Human Rights Raises Commissary for Oscar, Avelino and Norberto!

A big thank you to everyone who purchased pasteles for the thanksgiving holidays from the National Boricua Human Rights Network. We raised $1500 which will be sent to the compañeros as holiday commissary. Shout outs also go to all who helped, including the students and staff of Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School, the Latin@[…]

Norberto González Claudio isolated in jail for “safety”!

Norberto Gonzalez Claudio, the 66-year-old Puerto Rican nationalist was held in isolation from other inmates for several weeks, after complaining to supporters about his treatment as he awaits trial in a 1983 robbery because of “safety” concerns, the U.S. Marshals Service said Friday. Norberto Gonzalez Claudio, who was captured in May in Puerto Rico, was[…]