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Polly Mann: Betty McKenzie, a Prisoner of Conscience

Betty's Pekin home housed about 300 inmates, all nonviolent offenders—a few were bank robbers, one had been an embezzler, but most had been convicted of drug-related charges. Some were there because they could not afford first-rate legal aid. The majority were African American and Latina and young. By Polly Mann  WomenAgainstMilitaryMadness.org  Summer I  July 2015 More

Pepperwolf: ¡Presente! at the Gates of the SOA and Stewart Detention Center

The SOAW.org website states: “In meetings with human rights organizations, these countries cited the negative human rights message this institution sends to the people in their nations. Comments from representative defense ministers include experiencing firsthand the horrors of tortures, detention, imprisonments, and disappearances caused by WHINSEC’s graduates.

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