Monday, May 19th at 7pm
518 Valencia Street
Support Political Prisoner Russell Maroon Shoatz!
Join us in welcoming
- Russell Shoatz III, Maroon’s son to the Bay Area
- Raphael Cohen – Maroon supporter poet and Palestine activist
Hear an update on California prisoners’ struggles
Russell Maroon Shoatz was released from solitary confinement for the first time in more than 22 years February 20, 2014 as the result of a nation-wide campaign. Now that he is in general population, organizing continues to win his release.
The move comes after Maroon, who turned 70-years-old in August 2013, was transferred to three different Pennsylvania prisons in the past months. It marks the first time that Maroon has been in the general prison population in the state of Pennsylvania since 1983, when he was placed in solitary confinement due to his work with the Pennsylvania Association of Lifers to abolish life-without-parole sentences.
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