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June 11th 2013 Call Out

16 May

The third anniversary of the international day of solidarity with Marie Mason, Eric McDavid, and other longterm anarchist prisoners is quickly approaching!

**June 11th 2013 Callout Statement **

June 11th is the international day of solidarity with Eric McDavid, Marie
Mason, and other longterm anarchist prisoners. If you are planning on
doing an event for the day, please email us at june11[at]riseup[dot]net. You can find
resources, information about events from previous years, and word on
upcoming events at june11.org. Read on to see our thoughts on what it
means to do longterm solidarity, on how Eric and
Marie inspire us, and to learn how June 11th began.

The state stole Eric McDavid and Marie Mason from us in 2006 and 2008 respectively. In the years since their arrests, repression has come to feel less like a specific event and more like an inescapable, ongoing nightmare. Sentenced to 22 years and 20 years, respectively, Marie and Eric remain in cages to this day, and know this nightmare more intimately than most.

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June 11 Day of Eco-Prisoner Solidarity around the corner

8 Jun

[The video above includes a full recording of the Never Alone roadshow which traveled the US this Spring building support for June 11 organizing. Along with thorough up-to-date information on ecoprisoner support, state repression and security culture, the film also features a bold speech by Jeff “Free” Luers and clips from “Green Listed”, a coming documentary on Eric McDavid’s case.]

About June 11:  Last year was an amazing show of international support for eco-anarchist prisoners Marie Mason and Eric McDavid. And this year’s June 11 seems to be shaping up nicely as well from the looks of the online events listing: over 30 cities have confirmed community events, including Indonesia, Isreal and England. And as we saw last year, many did not confirm their events online, but instead took actions to show their solidarity Continue reading

June 11 marked day of intenational solidarity with Marie Mason and Eric McDavid

12 Jun

According to June11.org, 29 cities around the world celebrated their solidarity with US eco-prisoners Marie Mason and Eric McDavid yesterday. International cities, including: Barcelona, Tel Aviv, Montreal, Helsinki, Toronto and Melbourne, hosted potlucks, vigils, film showings, letter writing nights and various fundraising events to show support for Eric, Marie and other long term anarchist prisoners. For a collection of resources on supporting these prisoners, such as interviews, flyers and statements, check out June11.org

Statement from Jeff ‘Free’ Luers: “Today is a sad day for me because I continue a legacy that started with me, but sadly does not end there. June 11th 2001 was the day I was sentenced to 22yrs and 8 months in prison. It is a day that both forever changed my life and the life of this struggle…

June 11th is a reminder to us that though we spend our days outside of a prison many of our friends and allies spend theirs behind bars having sacrificed what little freedom they had to fight for something greater than themselves. We have a responsibility to them and to ourselves to struggle and fight until all are free.

I may no longer be imprisoned, but I cannot and will not rest until my friends are back home with their families and our struggle for Earth, Animal, and Human liberation is successful.” Click here for full statement from Free