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Two Canadian forest defenders jailed

ELP! Bulletin (30th of July 2003)

ELP has learnt that former Canadian eco-prisoner, Betty Krawczyk, is back inside along with her co-defendant Jen Bradley. Both are being held pending trial for anti-logging activities. The two are part of the organization Women in the Woods, a women's environmental group based in Victoria, BC, Canada. The group set up a blockade to prevent the multinational logging company Weyerhaueser from clearcutting a rainforest valley on Vancouver Island. The Walbran Valley holds some of the largest living red cedars and Douglas-firs in North America. Weyerhaueser is moving quickly to liquidate this pristine ecosystem.

August 2nd Update: Jen was just released, see the latest report of their court date on www.vancouver.indymedia.org or Read More Here>>

ELP! Bulletin (30th of July 2003) For more info on the campaign check out http://www3.telus.net/Womeninthewoods/intro.htm Please send letters of support to: Betty Krawczyk (CS# 037 939 24) c/o Burnaby Correctional Centre for Women 7900 Fraser Park Drive Burnaby, BC V5J 5H1 Canada Jen Bradley (CS# 057 454 68) Burnaby Correctional Centre for Women 7900 Fraser Park Drive Burnaby, BC V5J 5H1 Canada Report from the trial