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Solidarity with SF8

Painting donated by Oscar López Rivera October 2007, La Red Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Oscar López Rivera has contributed to the campaign to the SF8 (San Fransico 8) Campaign by creating a painting of Hugo Chávez and Fidel Castro for auction. Eight former Black Panthers were arrested January 23, 2006 in California, New York and Florida on charges related to the 1971 killing of a San Francisco police officer. Similar

New York City Council Members Support Elvira and Saul Arellano

NBHRN Organizes Solidarity East Coast Events La Red, October 2007 When most 8-year olds are anxiously awaiting the first day of school, Saulito Arellano was preparing to meet with and speak to Latino and Black elected officials, including members of the New York City Council, the State Assembly and various other local and municipal officials. The meeting and press conference, organized by District 8 Councilwoman Melissa Mark Viverito, long-time advocate

100 bullets and 20 hours

Chicago’s Puerto Rican Community Celebrates El Grito de Lares & Remembers Filiberto Ojeda Rí­os October 2007, La Red On September 23, 2007, the National Boricua Human Rights Network and the Batey Urbano celebrated the 139th anniversary of El Grito de Lares, as well as commemorated the 2nd anniversary of the murder of Filiberto Ojeda Ríos. Two years ago at Lares, Puerto Rico, while Puerto Ricans celebrated their declaration as a