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Will AB 2530 Unshackle Childbirth in California? -Interviewing Tina Reynolds and Vikki Law (tags)
A bill opposing the shackling of pregnant prisoners, AB 2530, has been passed unanimously by the California State Legislature and is now on Governor Jerry Brown’s desk, with thirty days to either approve or veto it. Last year, a previous version of this bill was also passed unanimously by the Legislature, but it was ultimately vetoed by Brown. With Brown’s decision expected anytime, local activists are urgently mobilizing to stop him from vetoing this important bill once again. AB 2530 supporters have created a webpage for the public (not just California residents) to contact the Governor.
Rwanda in Peril, Ingabire and Ntaganda Behind Bars (tags)
The broadest context of this story is resource war for the mineral and fuel resources require to sustain advanced weapons manufacture and war. I keep reporting the details, but that is the broad context of ongoing repression and peril in Rwanda, and the ongoing holocaust in D.R. Congo.
Singer's Arrest Reunites Village People to Record Prison Disco Song (tags)
Singer's Arrest Reunites Village People to Record Prison Disco Song
Behind Bars: The Travails of a Political Prisoner, Randall Echanis, KMP (tags)
Randall Echanis, of the militant peasant organization the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas, is not the only political prisoner of the Arroyo regime. There are currently 240 prisoners in detention by the count of Samahan ng mga Ex-Detainee Laban sa Detensyon at para sa Amnestiya (SELDA), an organization dedicated to helping political prisoners.
Families to Amend California's Three Strikes Law (FACTS) (tags)
Part 1 of 4 - "Life is not a baseball game. Three strikes is a crying shame!" (14 mins)