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Protect yourself from profiling and preemptive prosecution

When: Saturday, September 24, 2011, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where: Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center, ISBCC • 100 Malcolm X Blvd • Roxbury Crossing

The panel presentation will focus on how the ‘War on Terror’ climate and its exploitative legal practices in the federal justice system have affected civil liberties and human rights of Arab, Muslim, African American, South Asian, and all immigrant communities. 

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Anatomy of a FrameUp - Postscript

Reflections from Behind the Wall

Chuck TurnerThis is the postscript to the eight part series, Anatomy of a FrameUP, which describes my two and a half year struggle with the Justice Department which led to my being a convicted felon, now in the 6th month of my 36 month sentence at the USP Hazelton work camp, Bruceton Mills, West Virginia. 

 

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Free Tarek Mehanna! Free All Political Prisoners!

When: Saturday, September 10, 2011, 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston St. • Copley Sq T • Boston

Please join us for an evening of music to celebrate the beginning of a month of intense organizing leading up to the trial of political prisoner, Tarek Mehanna. Tarek is an Arab and Muslim man from the Boston-area who has been framed by the FBI for refusing to inform on his own community. More info on his case and what you can do to support: www.freetarek.com

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Taking Liberties: The War on Terror and the Erosion of American Democracy

When: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 4:00 pm
Where: Harvard Book Store • 1256 Massachusetts Avenue • Harvard Sq T • Cambridge

 Harvard Book Store and the American Civil Liberties Union are honored to host SUSAN N. HERMAN, president of the ACLU and author of the new book Taking Liberties: The War on Terror and the Erosion of American Democracy.

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Justice on Trial: The Story of Mumia Abu-Jamal (film)

When: Friday, August 19, 2011, 4:00 pm
Where: Encuentro 5 • 33 Harrison Ave, 5th Floor • Chinatown T • Boston

Conference on the Constitutional Convention

When: Saturday, September 24, 2011, 6:00 am to Sunday, September 25, 2011, 2:00 pm
Where: Harvard Law School • 1563 Massachusetts Ave • Pound Hall - Ropes Gray Room • Cambridge

Ladies and Gentlemen of the Jury

John McGrath - "Walpole Prisoner 1973 Seizure of Power"

When: Sunday, August 14, 2011, 8:30 am to 11:30 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston St. • Boston

 

THE COMMUNITY CHURCH OF BOSTON SUMMER SPEAKERS & COMMUNITY DISCUSSION SERIES:
“3000 Years and Life: Walpole Prisoner 1973 Seizure of Power”

On August 14th, CCB will be hosting the SIXTH event in a summer series of weekly topical discussions.

We will gather at 11:30am, to share brunch. The speakers will begin presenting on our chosen topic of interest at 12:15pm. Q & A and community discussion will follow. CCB members, friends, and anyone interested, are welcome to all of these summer events.

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Defeating racism and building unity

When: Tuesday, August 16, 2011, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Encuentro 5 • 33 Harrison Ave, 5th floor • Boston

Part of the free PSL Socialism Workshop Series
Every other Tuesday at 7 p.m.

33 Harrison Ave., 5th floor, Boston
Orange and Silver lines to Chinatown, Green lines to Boylston St., Red line to Downtown Crossing

Racism is a barrier to the unity among workers that is essential to fighting for what we need—jobs, education, health care, equality, housing and more. Police brutality has a chilling effect, especially in communities of color, making people afraid to stand up and fight for their rights.

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What First Amendment?

Reflections From Behind the Wall

Anatomy of a FrameUp

Chuck TurnerThis is the fifth of eight installments describing my two and a half year struggle with the Justice Department that led to my being a convicted felon at the USP Hazelton work camp in the mountains of West Virginia, in the fourth month of my 36 month sentence.

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A Jury of My Peers

Reflections from Behind the Wall

Anatomy of a FrameUp

Chuck TurnerThis is the fourth installment of an eight part series in which I discuss my two and a half year experience with the Justice Department which resulted in my now being a convicted felon at the work camp of USP Hazelton in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia.

A) Narrative:

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Anatomy of a Frame Up! - Part 2: Keystone Cops Strike Again

Anatomy of a Frame Up! - Part 1: A Lifetime of Service

Reflections from Behind the Wall

Chuck TurnerThis is the first installment in an eight part series in which I discuss my two and a half year experience with the Justice Department that has led to my being a convicted felon at the work camp at USP Hazelton, Bruceton Mills, West Virginia.

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Preview of Anatomy of a FrameUp

Reflections from Behind the Wall

June 13, 2011

Dear Supporters,

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Microphone (film)

When: Saturday, June 18, 2011, 12:00 pm
Where: Brattle Theater - Harvard Square • 40 Brattle St. • Cambridge

Microphone, a pre-revolution Egyptian film which follows the lives of underground artists in Alexandria, Egypt through their challenges and frustrations of living in Egyptian society. The film features how the characters channel their frustrations through music and art!
For more information and to purchase tickets please visit: www.cacboston.org

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