Will Potter Describes Being the First Journalist to Visit Federal Communication Management Unit

In a new TED Talk released today, investigative journalist and TED Senior Fellow Will Potter describes his experience as the first and only journalist to visit secretive prisons on U.S. soil that are referred to by prisoners and guards as “Little Guantanamo.” Communications Management Units, or CMUs, are experimental prison units in the United States for so-called […]

Repealing the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act: Event at Suffolk University

6pm-9pm Tuesday, March 27th 2012 Suffolk University Law School 120 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02108-4977 View Map · Get Directions · RSVP on Facebook Suffolk Law School, Harvard Law School, and New England School of Law present a panel discussion of how the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act is undermining our rights. Featuring:  Odette Wilkens, Esq. (Executive Director of the […]

Activist Repression & Secretive Prisons Make International Headlines

In the past few weeks the prosecution and incarceration of activists, direct-actionists and philanthropists as terrorists has seen a resurgence in media attention. It’s never too little or too late… Last week The Wall Street Journal took a critical look at the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) citing that the law was both irresponsible and […]