Thursday, April 15, 2010

Political Prisoners, Political Repression and the Prison Industrial Complex


“Freedom of Speech Now!” Political Prisoners, Political Repression and the Prison Industrial Complex
Wednesday and Thursday, April 21st and 22nd, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., daily
Washington State University, 14204 NE Salmon Creek Avenue, Vancouver

FREE EVENT, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
AND FREE FOOD!

Poster
Program

Speakers:

Darrelle "Dino" Butler, “Indigenous Political Prisoners: The Case of Leonard Peltier and the American Indian Movement”
Jeff Luers, “The Green Scare: Earth and Animal Liberation”
Stephanie Boston, “Resisting Political Repression”
Peter Bohmer, “I was a Victim of COINTELPRO: Contemporary Reflections on Political Repression in the U.S.”
Ashanti Alston Omowali “Revolutionizing Freedom of Speech: Political Prisoner Amnesty and Prison Abolition in the 21st Century”
Dr. Jacques Depelchin, “Silences in African History: Freedom of Speech in Haiti and Democratic Republic of the Congo”
Kent Ford, “From COINTELPRO to the PATRIOT ACT: The Legacy of Political Repression and Political Prisoners in the United States”

SPONSORS

The Jericho Movement for Political Prisoner Amnesty; ASWSUV; Education Without Borders; Students for Unity (PSU); Pan American Solidarity Organization (PSU); Student Animal Liberation Coalition (PSU); International Socialist Organization (PSU); Black Studies Department (PSU); Northwest Student Coalition; Portland Central America Solidarity Committee; Cascadia Convergence Network; Cascadia Rising Tide; Portland Animal Defense League; Students for Environmental Justice (MHCC); Black Student Union (MHCC); Black Student Union (WSUV); Social and Environmental Justice (WSUV); E’Njonis CafĂ©; Chako Kum Tux Club (MHCC); Rose City Copwatch; Fire Frashour Campaign

NWSTUDENTCOALITION.NET
social.environmental.justice@gmail.com

Satellite Events:

"Freedom of Speech Now!" Political Prisoners, Political Repression and the Prison Industrial Complex. Jazz Cafe at Mt. Hood Community College, 26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham, OR. 4:00-7:00 p.m. Flyer

"Freedom of Speech Now!" Political Prisoners, Political Repression and the Prison Industrial Complex. Student Center at Mt. Hood Community College, 26000 SE Stark Street, Gresham, OR. 3:00-6:00 p.m. Flyer

"Freedom of Speech Now!" Political Prisoners, Political Repression and the Prison Industrial Complex. Smith Room 327, Portland State University, 1825 SW Broadway, Portland, OR. 2:00-5:00 p.m. Flyer

"Freedom of Speech Now!" Political Prisoners, Political Repression and the Prison Industrial Complex. Smith Room 294, Portland State University, 1825 SW Broadway, Portland, OR. 4:00-7:00 p.m. Flyer



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