June 16, 2001

Committee to Free Lori Berenson Lori Berenson still held prisoner
Closing arguments in the case of political prisoner Lori Berenson ended Monday. She will make a closing statement on June 20, when the court will render it's verdict. 20 violations of due process have been recorded in this second trial.
Lori Berenson is still in prison. A sad reminder of a lesson we haven't learned well enough from the days of Huey Newton: in order to remain effective as a challenge to the established order, you must not allow the Centurions to lay hold of your body. In the early years of Lori's imprisonment, she wouldn't be able to write to us. Here's the latest from her website as of Aug 23