Ojore Nuru Lutalo is an anarchist and black liberation soldier who served time for revolutionary clandestine activities.
Lutalo began his work for black liberation in 1970. In 1975 he befriended New Afrikan anarchist Kuwasi Balagoon. His disillusionment with Marxist politics’ debilitating beauracracy and friendship to Balagoon lead him to anarchism.
Yuliy was born in St.Petersburg, Russia. He studied at ITMO University, faculty of physics and engineering and worked as industrial alpinists.For the last 5 years he was one of the organizers of “Free Market” in St.Petersburg, it’s an event, where you can take the things you need and leave the ones you don’t need. He is vegetarian, and volunteered in animal shelters.
At 3:00pm, Wednesday, August 19, Jesse Shackelford, 28, was taken into federal custody at the Dane County Jail and joined a long history of grand jury resisters. He claimed his Fifth Amendment right to silence in order to protect himself and his community and in a strong stand against both this grand jury in particular and the grand jury process as an oppressive, movement-busting tactic.
Fidencio is an indigenous political prisoner of the Yaqui Tribe, from the town of Loma de Bácum, Sonora. He is serving 14 years after being wrongfully convicted of homicide. It is believed that he was targeted due to his support for the indigenous community's opposition to a gas pipeline.
Lore has dedicated her entire life to serving people and making them feel better. She provides essential, life-sustaining services to the most vulnerable Philadelphians as a care worker. She supports community members who live with HIV and chronic illnesses to access medical and critical care, often at her own expense. She has maintained multiple studios in massage therapy and provides regular outcalls to elders and clients who cannot leave their homes. She is the irreplaceable rock of support for her family through health crises.
Colinford Mattis is a father, a son, a brother, a friend, an advocate, and a dedicated and respected member of our community. On Saturday, May 30, Colin was arrested and taken into custody, and he is now being charged by the federal government with causing damage by fire to an empty police vehicle. The narrative told by the government and much of the media has attempted to erase Colin’s accomplishments and contributions to the communities of which he is a part.
Urooj is a 31-year-old human rights lawyer and activist arrested during the protests in response to the murder of George Floyd. She has since been indicted on seven counts for causing damage by fire to an abandoned and previously vandalized police vehicle.
Song is awaiting trial for praying for peace at the remaining part of Gureombi Rock, after cutting the fence and entering the Jeju Navy Base on March 7, 2020. This date marked the 8th anniversary since the blasting of Gureombi Rock in 2012. On March 30, 4,700 people signed the petition calling for the two to not be imprisoned during their trial. Ryu Bok Hee was briefly detained and released on the 30th. Once again on April 3, when the court reviewed the legality of Dr. Song’s arrest warrant, 2,448 people signed the petition calling for his release.