1,000,000 Tuits para Oscar

Regalo Pa Oscar-Libertad: Este llamado de acción es para realizarse el proximo 6 de enero 2016, el día de su cumpleaños y el Día de los Tres Reyes Magos mientras que por otro lado el Presidente de los Estados Unidos, Barack Obama entra a su último año en oficina y Oscar en su año 35 como el prisionero político puertorriqueño de mayor tiempo encarcelado. En este dia, la Red Nacional

1,000,000 Tweets  for Oscar

Regalo Pa Oscar-Libertad: This call to action on January 6th, 2016, his birthday and Three Kings’s Day, comes as President Barack Obama enters his last year in office and Oscar enters his 35th year of imprisonment- the Puerto Rican people’s longest-held political prisoner. On this day, the National Boricua Human Rights Network is asking YOU to participate on Twitter and Facebook with these hashtags: #freeoscarlopez #regalopaOscar-libertad Tag @BarackObama and @MichelleObama

Puerto Rican Diaspora, Human Rights Issues part of Comprehensive National Puerto Rican Agenda

For immediate release October 9, 2015 CONTACT L. Alejandro Molina 312-296-7210 Encuentro Nacional del la Diaspora Gather National and Local Officials to Call on Washington for Action on Fiscal, Human Rights Crises CHICAGO, IL – On October 14th, Puerto Rican leaders and advocates of human rights issues of Puerto Rican diaspora will arrive in Orlando for a two-day meeting to develop a national Puerto Rican agenda. The Convening will

A Special Message on El Grito de Lares from Oscar López-Rivera

For the past thirty-four years, Oscar López-Rivera, the longest held political prisoner in Puerto Rican history, has commemorated El Grito de Lares from within a U.S. prison. From his cell in the Federal Correctional Institute in Terre Haute, IN, he wrote a brief reflection on the significance of El Grito. It’s very important to celebrate the Grito de Lares, especially to learn more about that glorious event and to have


By Ana M. López On March 11, 2015, a celebration of International Women’s History Month honored the life and legacy of Isabelita Rosado Morales at Hostos Community College sponsored by the Puerto Rican Student Organization. Over 400 students attended this amazing event. Most, if not all, were born decades later and had never heard of these amazing women like Isabelita Rosado Morales and Alicia Rodríguez. After the student leadership welcomed

The Country’s Petition for Oscar López Rivera

Editorial March 20, 2015 The hearings in Washington of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, dedicated to Puerto Rico and focused on the defense of individual liberties, must be interpreted, among other purposes, as a summons to the Obama Administration to finally end the prolonged political imprisonment of Oscar López Rivera.  The human rights violations that leave the worst impression on a society are not only those that imply

NYC Hosts Successful 2nd National Meeting- Freedom Pa 'Oscar Now

A Summary of Work and Projected Plans During the Valentine’s day celebration, more than 60 people attended the second national meeting sponsored by the NYC May 30th coalition.  Bad weather all day long-cold and snowing day in NY did not stop the activists from traveling near and far. The meeting was held at Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College on Saturday, February 14th, 2015 in the Bronx, NY. The image

Oscar López Rivera doesn’t think he’ll be released in the very near future

Although he is convinced that Obama will make a decision before leaving the White House, he doesn’t want to sow “false hopes” By José A. Delgado / January 12, 2015,muycercasulibertad-1926715.html WASHINGTON – Days before completing service of 404 months in prison, and with intensifying pressure for his release, Puerto Rican political prisoner Oscar López Rivera is convinced that president Barack Obama will make a decision before leaving the

Carta de Oscar a Clarisa: "Tenemos que atrevernos a ganar"

Por Oscar López Rivera Querida Clarisa: Este pasado 4 de enero hubo una celebración de mi cumpleaños en San Sebastián, mi pueblo natal. No he visitado mi pueblo por 40 años y sólo puedo imaginarme y visualizar los cambios que ha habido allí para que El Pepino se haya convertido en el pueblo que recibe tantos elogios. Hoy, al levantarme, lo primero que pensé fue, cómo esta celebración en mi pueblo, así como