Obama Continues to Ignore Pleas to Free Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Oscar López Rivera

by Matt Peppe Two and a half months ago, asked by award-winning playwright Lin-Manuel Mirandaabout imprisoned Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar López Rivera – whose only crime, according to Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu, is “conspiracy to free his people from the shackles of imperial justice” – President Barack Obama told the Hamilton creator that[…]

All of Puerto Rico’s Gubernatorial candidates unite to call on Obama to Free Oscar López Rivera

translation by L. Alejandro Molina Gubernatorial candidates for the various political parties in Puerto Rico, as well as the independent candidates, united to call on the president of the United States, Barack Obama, to release political prisoner Oscar López Rivera, who tomorrow- Three Kings Day – marks his 73rd birthday. Manuel Cidre (independent), Alexandra Lágaro[…]


Pres. Obama: You Can Free Him with the Stroke of a Pen

Download and sign the letter to President Obama urging him to release Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar López Rivera. After signing please mail the original document to: National Boricua Human Rights Network 2739 W. Division Street PASEO BORICUA Chicago, IL 60622 You can also: Write to Oscar and express support (address here). Support the campaign financially:[…]