This Action Alerts page is designed to keep active campaigns on the forefront. Please contact us if you know of any action alerts we can support by listing, and keep us in the loop if you get a response, either positive or negative, from taking action on one of the following alerts.
Jeremy Hammond: The next Courthouse Support Rally will be held on May 28th, at the Courthouse at 40 Foley, Manhattan. Stay tuned for upcoming dates.
*Oso Blanco: Call USP Lewisburg to demand justice for Oso Blanco.
*Jalil Muntaqim: Call the board of parole to uphold his administrative appeal and grant his release.
*Leonard Peltier: Call the White House every Friday for clemency for Leonard!
*MOVE members: Write/Fax/Call the following to demand an investigation into their unjust imprisonment. Also call and send letters to support their parole.
Governor Ed Rendell
225 Main Capital Bldg.
Harrisburg, PA. 17120
Mayor John Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
*Palestinian Political Prisoners: Call the office of Jeffrey Feltman, Assistant Secretary of State for Near East Affairs (202.647.7209) to demand that he bring the issue of the Palestinian Political Prisoners’ Demands urgently to his counterparts in Israel.
*Alvaro Luna Hernandez: Write to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) of the Organization of American States to urge a formal investigation Alvaro Luna Hernandez’s case and defend his rights under international law. Refer to Alvaro Luna Hernandez v. United States, No. p-1033 filed August 29, 2008. See Alvaro’s support site for a sample letter. Address letters to Executive Secretary Canton at:
ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
17th Street & Constitution Avenue NW,
Washington DC 20006
AND MAILED TO:
Committee to Free Alvaro Luna Hernandez
P.O. Box 7187,
Austin, TX 78173
Alternatively, letters may be emailed to email@example.com. If you email your letter, please BCC or send a separate email with your message to twitchon[at]hotmail[dot]com.
*Bradley Manning: Sign the petition to drop the charges and release the accused Wikileaks whistle-blower.
*Carlos Montes: Sign the petition to drop the charges!
*Leonard Peltier: Sign the petition to grant clemency to Leonard. Also, send a letter to the White House.
*Dr. Mutulu Shakur: Sign the petition to call for a U.S.Truth & Reconciliation Commission to address COINTELPRO and U.S. held Political Prisoners.
*Russell Maroon Shoatz: Sign the petition to have him released from his torturous solitary confinement.
*Herman Wallace & Albert Woodfox (of the Angola 3): Sign the petition to Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal to end 40 years of solitary confinement!
*Pledge support of the anti-war and international solidarity activists subpoenaed to grand juries.
*Sign the petition for a Congressional Hearing on COINTELPRO’s Legacy and Continuing Impact.
*Sign the petition to end the shackling of pregnant and birthing women behind bars as well as all efforts to ensure that they receive essential health services for all pregnancy-related outcomes
*Support Pelican Bay SHU Prisoners’ Five Core Demands; Note: there is also an ongoing call-in campaign for California residents.
*Write to both the Israeli Prison Services and the International Committee of the Red Cross to support Palestinian Political Prisoners’ Demands.
*Support the Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act*
Parole Hearing Support: See general guidelines for parole support letters.
Send letters for the hearings listed below now to ensure they are received in time! See also information on hearings further in the future.
Delbert Orr Africa: June 2013
Hugo Pinell: October 22, 2013