Tag Archives: Political Prisoner Birthdays

Political Prisoner Birthday Poster For March 2013

2 Mar

birthdayCross-posted from: Prison Books

Update: John tucker has a new address. We will be updating the poster to reflect that in the next day or two. For now here it is.

John Tucker M34024
P.O. Box 900
Taylorville, IL 62568

Update 2: The link is now to a poster that reflects John Tucker’s current address.

Update 3: Apparently March is for address corrections.

 Ruchell Cinque Magee #A92051

D-5 #1

P.O. Box 4670

Lancaster, CA 93539

Hello Friends and Comrades,

Here is the political prisoner birthday poster for March. As always, please post this poster publicly and/or use it to start a card writing night of your own. We’re still experimenting with the format a little, so this month is also a double sided 11×17 that can also be used as a poster to promote your local letter writing night.

Every year Internationalist Books and Community Center – the bookstore that sponsors our Prison Books collective – gives out the Bob Sheldon Award. They do this in honor of Bob Sheldon, who founded Internationalist Books in 1981 and ran it until he was murdered in 1991. They used the 2013 award to recognize the many bold organizers inside the prisons of North Carolina, saying “This year, we choose to honor the bravery and resilience of people engaged in struggle against some of the most crushing odds in our society – the violence and captivity of the state.” Here their full statement. Continue reading

Political Prisoner Birthday Poster for February 2013

4 Feb

birthdayCross posted from Prison Books

Hello Friends and Comrades,

Here is the political prisoner birthday poster for February. As always, please post this poster publicly and/or use it to start a card writing night of your own. We’re still experimenting with the format a little, so this month is also a double sided 11×17 that can also be used as a poster to promote your local letter writing night.

This month’s poster is dedicated to Aaron Swartz. Here is an article we posted about his life and death.

Accused Earth Liberation Front arsonist Rebecca Rubin has been transferred again. Please write her letters of love and support. Remember, she is still pre-trial so please avoid writing about anything to do with her case. Continue reading

Celebrating Birthdays in January: Jeremy Hammond & Other Political Prisoners

7 Jan
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Brought to you with love by the Chapel Hill Prison Books Collective, Political Prisoner Birthday calendars are created and circulated monthly to help increase solidarity to our comrades who are behind bars. The Prisoner Birthday Calendars are shared monthly to supporters via e-mail, to receive them send an e-mail to: ppbirthday@riseup.net. Consider sending a January birthday card to folks that would love to hear from you! Read on to find out more about political prisoner Jeremy Hammond, whose birthday is also this month.

Jeremy Hammond, a computer-cyber hacker that was told in a pre-trial that they could face up to LIFE in prison if found guilty of hacking into the intelligence group, Stratfor, website and revealing private data of more than 50,000 subscribers and employees. He is being charged with providing Wikileaks the documents for their latest Stratfor release. Continue reading