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Support Jeff "Free" Luers, eco-defence prisoner

On May 6, California Anarchist Prisoner Solidarity (C.A.P.S.) screened a documentary about Jeffrey "Free" Luers at the Next Door in Santa Cruz.

Audio from the film. (34:36 minutes / 11.9 MB)
freefree.mp3 (8192 k)
the audio
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a recent photo
In June 2001, 23 year-old forest defense activist Jeffrey "Free" Luers was sentenced to 22 years and 8 months in prison for the burning of three Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV's) in Eugene, Oregon. To make a statement about global warming, Jeff and his codefendent, Craig 'Critter' Marshall, set fire to 3 Sport Utility Vehicles at a Eugene car dealership. Their stated purpose was to raise awareness about global warming and the role that SUVs play in that process. No one was hurt in this action nor was that the intent. An arson specialist at trial confirmed that the action did not pose any threat to people based on its size and distance from any fuel source. Despite the fact that this action hurt no one, caused only $40,000 in damages and the cars were later resold, Jeff was sent to prison for a sentence considerably longer than those convicted of murder, kidnapping and rape in Oregon state. Jeff is a political prisoner and continues to write and agitate for his release while imprisoned at Oregon State Penetentiary. His appeal was filed in January 2002. Please read the latest on his appeal here.

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Re: Support Jeff "Free" Luers, eco-defence prisoner

green with a venegeance

the film was called

no, it's not green with a vengeance - though parts of it are taken from that video. i am pretty sure that it was called "Real Eco-terrorists."


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