Marshall Eddie Conway charged that many, like himself, were victims of frame-ups orchestrated under the infamous FBI Counter Intelligence Program (COINTELPRO).
In a dramatic announcement Sept. 5, leaders of the nine-week-long hunger strike by California prison inmates said they are suspending their strike.
The strikers' core demands include ending long-term solitary confinement and group punishment, and offering SHU inmates more constructive programs and activities.
As a hunger strike by California prison inmates entered its seventh week Aug. 19, authorities said some 130 inmates in six prisons are refusing meals.
In an open letter to President Obama this Friday, human rights organizations have called for his intervention in the ongoing hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay.
PORTLAND, Maine - Noted actress and dedicated political activist Vinie Burrows helped open an exhibition of paintings by Cuban Five political prisoner Antonio Guerrero on January 19 at the University of Southern Maine Library.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Nov. 30 in the long legal battle over the rights of California prison inmates to decent health care.