Friday, July 24, 2009
PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD!
FAX OR CALL JERRY BROWN - ALL DAY, MONDAY JULY 27TH
(if you can't on Monday, please fax or call on another day that week)
DEMAND ALL CHARGES BE DROPPED AGAINST FRANCISCO TORRES!
FREE THE SF8!
We are asking that you phone and fax CA Attorney General Jerry Brown on
Monday, July 27th demanding that he drop the charges against Francisco
Torres, the last of the SF8 still facing prosecution. Brown knows there
is no case against Francisco, but he needs to get the message from people
all over the country.
**In order for this fax campaign to be a success, we need you to help
spread the word and take a few minutes to make the call and send the fax.
Please send as many individual faxes as possible. We want to flood his
office! And please also send us an email when you have done so at
**You can print out and use the attached letter to fax and/or use the
phone script below, all to Jerry Brown's office.
916-322-3360 #7 for comments
I am calling to demand that Attorney General Jerry Brown drop all charges
against Francisco Torres of the San Francisco 8. The state of California
recognized that there was insufficient evidence to move forward with the
case and dropped charges against four of the men. There is clearly no
basis to prosecute Francisco Torres, the only remaining person facing
charges in connection with this 38-year old case which is based on
torture-coerced evidence. It is an incredible waste of money in this time
of severe budget crisis to proceed with this case, and is a huge injustice
to Mr. Torres and his family. Drop all charges immediately!
Dear Attorney General Jerry Brown:
Thousands of people around the U.S. and the world have joined the call to
drop all charges against the San Francisco 8. On July 6th the state of
California recognized that there was insufficient evidence to move forward
with the case and dropped charges against four of the men. There is
clearly no basis to prosecute Francisco Torres, the only remaining person
facing charges in connection with this 38-year old case which is based on
torture-coerced evidence. It would be an unconscionable waste of tax payer
money and an egregious injustice to Mr. Torres and his family to proceed
with this case. I urge you in the strongest possible terms to drop the
charges against Francisco Torres immediately!
SAVE THE DATES -
SUNDAY AUGUST 9, 4-6 PM - COMMUNITY TOWNHALL WITH CISCO TORRES, POETAS
POBRES + MORE
EASTSIDE ARTS ALLIANCE, 2277 INTERNATIONAL BLVD., OAKLAND
MONDAY, AUGUST 10, 8AM - RALLY TO SUPPORT CISCO TORRES,SF8
850 BRYANT ST., SAN FRANCISCO
For complete updates on the SF8, including information regarding Cisco's
August 10th hearing and Herman and Jalil's fight for parole in New York
state, please go to www.freethesf8.org or call 415-226-1120.
The Committee for the Defense of the San Francisco 8
CELEBRATE ALEX’S BIRTHDAY
Alex’s 38th birthday is Wednesday August 5th.
Alex’s wellbeing is paramount towards our mission of guaranteeing that
he be released on bail and receive a fair trial.
Will you send him a birthday card while he awaits his next court
Alex Sanchez, Reg. No. 56346-112
MDC Los Angeles
Metropolitan Detention Center
Post Office Box 1500
Los Angeles, CA 90053
Please note: All letters will be opened and read by the state.
Want to get Alex a birthday gift? Make a donation to the two most
important issues in life, his family and his organization.
Give a gift to his family. Reply to this email for more information.
Give a gift to Homies Unidos. www.homiesunidos.org/donate
Alex's request to move from the Segregated Housing Unit to general
population was finally granted.
Sunday Aug 2nd
Community Meeting & Birthday Celebration
Strategy sessions and birthday cake with a ceremonial nail file will
be shared by all.
More details to come….
Wednesday Aug 5th
Birthday Vigil. More details to come…
Monday August 17th
Alex’s bail appeal hearing, part 2. More details to come…
In Alex’s life there is much to be celebrated and many more
experiences to be shared. We hope you will join us.
FAIR TRIAL FOR ALEX
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Sekou Odinga has finished doing his federal time, and is now at Downstate
Correctional Facility in New York State to serve his NYS time.
Sekou Odinga 09A3775
Downstate Correctional Facility
P.O. Box F
Fishkill, NY 12524
Free All Political Prisoners!
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