Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Former P.P. Carlos Alberto Torres in PDX 10/14

Friday, October 14 · 7:00pm - 9:00pm


Portland State University: Smith Memorial Building Room TBA* Please check
outside doors of Smith Meorial Building for room number!
Portland State University 1825 SW Broadway
Portland, OR

The NW Jericho Movement Presents

Puerto Rico’s Past and Presence: Conversations with Former Political
Prisoner Carlos Alberto Torres

Friday October 14th 2011 12:30-3:30 Washington State University- MMC Room
214, 14202 NE Salmon Creek Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98686

Friday October 14th 2011 7-9pm: Portland State University- Smith Memorial
Building, Room 294

Saturday October 15th 2011 2:00-4:00 PM: The Evergreen State College- Room
SEM 2 E-1105, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia, Washington 98505

These events are free, open to the public and disability affirmative!

Arrested April 4, 1980, Carlos Alberto Torres was convicted of seditious
conspiracy and related charges, along with ten others, and sentenced to 78
years in prison. Through out his imprisonment he experienced both physical
and mental torture at the hands of the United States prison system. Carlos
Alberto Torres was one of the longest held Puerto Rican Political
Prisoners in the history of Puerto Rico. Imprisoned for his belief in
Puerto Rican Independence, he was paroled July 26, 2010, after serving
more than 30 years in prison.

Co-sponsors (Portland) International Socialist Organization, Oregon
Jericho (Olympia) TESC Academic Programs: Venezuela, Zinn and the Art of
Protest, Power in American Society, Reinterpreting Lib-eration; the
Academic Deans; Sustainability and Justice Planning Unit, Students for a
Democratic Society (SDS), (National/Regional) National Boricua Human
Rights Network, NW Student Coalition



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