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'Lets get Free'- New zine of writings by anarchist prisoner Jeff 'Free' Luers

To find out more about Jeff 'Free' Luers see:
 http://www.freefreenow.org
 http://www.spiritoffreedom.org.uk/prisoners/fc/free.html
'Lets get Free'- New zine of writings by anarchist prisoner Jeff 'Free' Luers
'Lets get Free'- New zine of writings by anarchist prisoner Jeff 'Free' Luers
Let's Get Free- a new, 24 page zine of writings for, by and about anarchist & Earth liberation prisoner Jeff
'Free' Luers is available for a donation of $5. Proceeds of the sale of this zine will (after paying copy
costs) go to Jeff Luers directly.

This 24 page, 8 x11 inch, well produced new zine contains the following
and many more writings:

Words from Free, Who is Jeff Luers?Earth First! Journal Interview with Free, Free's Sentencing
Statement, 'Rob and Free at OSP mutual interview, Free's statement on the Romania arson, 'Never Cry
Wolf' by Killing King Abacus zine, Letters to the Eugene Weekly in defense of Free and Divided and
Conquered?

Plus original artwork, poetry, Oregon state mailing regulations for sending Free mail, ways to support
Free and more!

To order this zine, send $5 or more to NA-ELPSN, POB 50082, Eugene, OR 97405.  naelpsn@tao.ca.
Copies of this zine are also available from Free's Defense Network, POB 50263, Eugene, OR 97405

homepage: homepage: http://www.spiritoffreedom.org.uk
address: address: POB 50082, Eugene, OR 97405

Who is Jeff Luers? 06.Oct.2002 13:48

a friend

My name is Jeffrey Luers. Most of my friends call me "Free". I have been active since 1996 fighting for a range of issues such as animal rights, gender equality, anti fascism, eco-defense and others. These issues are not separate they are one struggle, one fight. My story is only a small part of a greater whole. . .

In my lifetime I have witnessed an onslaught against the inhabitants of this world lead by the greed of industrialized nations. It is my belief that the oppression of people is rooted in the oppression and exploitation of nature. A fundamental disrespect for life that began with the conquest of Mother Nature and has lead to the conquest of humankind.

I struck back. In an act of resistance designated to raise awareness and draw attention to a problem that affects every human being, every animal, every plant, and every form of life on this planet. I am speaking of global warming, air, soil and water pollution. We are in the midst of a global environmental crisis.

On June 16, 2000 I ignited a fire that would forever change my life. I torched 3 SUV's. I took extra care and used specific fuels to ensure no one would be injured.

Approximately 30 minutes after the fire was lit and extinguished, I was taken into custody by 3 undercover agents who had been following me, one of whom I would later learn to be a member of an anti-domestic terrorist unit. I was arrested on Criminal Mischief One,a charge that carries about one year. In the course of one week that charge would multiply into 10 felony counts, including 3 counts of Arson One. Getting to trial took the course of a year. By trial I had accumulated 13 felony counts, now including conspiracy with persons unknown. I was looking at a little over 100 years. I refused to take a deal.

Trial was a joke, literally. We proved evidence had been tampered with, officers had lied and that the prosecutor had manipulated evidence to get a legal search. On top of that the judge refused to allow me to separate the trial. I had been charged with two different fires. Law requires that upon request separate offences must be tried separately. The final blow came when the judge threw out the testimony of my expert witness. In the end I was convicted of 11 felony charges. I was sentenced to 22 years and 8 months. I have no possibility of parole.

This is only a summary of events that took place in the course of a year.

For more information contact me directly at: or my defense network at:

Jeffery Luers #13797671,OSP,2605 State Street,Salem, OR 97310

Free's Defense Network, PO Box 50263,Eugene, OR 97405

 howl_for_freedom@yahoo.com