Igor Banсer – antifascist and musician from Grodno. He was detained on October 20, 2020 and charged under part 1 of article 339 (hooliganism) for a performance in front of a police car. The real reason behind his arrest and detention was his uncompromised opposition to the Belarussian dictatorial regime, his participation in protests and his long-term political activity.
Martha was sentenced to 10 months in prison for her participation in the Plowshares Kings Bay action.
Martha Hennessy seventh child of Dorothy Day’s only child Tamar, divides her time between the family farm in Vermont and volunteer work at Maryhouse Catholic Worker in New York City.
She is 62, a retired occupational therapist, and grandmother of eight. She has been arrested and imprisoned protesting nuclear power, war, the use of drones, the torture of prisoners in Guantanamo and other prisons, and the use of starvation as a weapon of war in Yemen.
Layan is one of many arrested and given trumped up charges for participation in a Palestinian student union. It is alleged that her arrest came after making and selling falafel sandwiches as part of an activity for a student movement affiliated with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) .
Mark was sentenced to 21 months in prison for the Kings Bay Plowshare action. He reported to the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center on June 8, 2021 to serve the remainder of his sentence. He had been incarcerated for 15 months prior to trial so should have to serve about four more months (until September 2021).
Peter is an animal rights activist accused of an arson attack at a slaughterhouse in the Netherlands. Peter is a pacifist and stands for equal rights for humans and animals.
At his trial in November of 2020, he stated that he had deliberately started the fire to make a protest against the slaughter of ducks and the enormous suffering that these animals have to endure inside the Duck-To Tomassen facilities.
Steve Martinez is confined in Burleigh County Detention Center after refusing, on principle, to give testimony before a federal grand jury. This Grand Jury, like the one at which Martinez refused to testify three years ago, ostensibly involves a criminal investigation into events leading to the grievous injury of Water Protector Sophia Wilansky. It has been the position of Morton County, ND that Ms. Wilansky was not injured as a result of excessive force by law enforcement, but by the actions of Water Protectors.