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MACHETERO ASSASSINATED BY u.s. TERRORISTS

puerto rican freedom fighter murdered by u.s. terrorists
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DENOUNCE THE ASSASSINATION OF FILIBERTO OJEDA RIOS!!

MONDAY SEPT. 26TH, AT 5PM
PROTEST AT 26 FEDERAL PLAZA
(Subway: 4, 5, 6, J, M to Brooklyn Bridge; A, C, E to Chambers St.; R, N to
Canal St)

The ProLibertad Freedom Campaign is calling on all our allies and supporters
of justice to join us on Monday Sept. 26th at 5pm at 26 Federal Plaza to
denounce the assassination of Puerto Rican revolutionary leader Filiberto
Ojeda Rios, leader of the clandestine revolutionary organization called El
Ejercito Popular Boricua-Macheteros (The Popular Boricua Army-Machete
Wielders)!!

On Friday Sept. 23rd, in a massive Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.)
operation in the town of Hormigueros, Puerto Rico, Filiberto Ojeda Rios,
leader of the clandestine revolutionary organization called El Ejercito
Popular Boricua-Macheteros (The Popular Boricua Army-Machete Wielders) was
assassinated by an FBI sniper.

During the ensuing gun battle, Beatriz Rosado Barbosa, Ojeda Rios' wife, was
critically wounded and then arrested, along with an F.B.I. agent. Both are
presently hospitalized, and a third man has yet to be identified by
authorities.

This assassination is an attack against the Puerto Rican Independence
movement that cannot go unanswered!! We must mobilize and organize a
response to this heinous act of murder. Ojeda Rios represented the
revolutionary spirit and morality of the Puerto Rican independence
movement!!

The FBI chose to assassinate Ojeda Rios on Friday Sept. 23rd (Known as El
Grito de Lares, a celebration of the anti-colonial resistance movement in
Puerto Rico) as a message to the independence movement; the US government is
trying to tell us that if we resist, then we will be murdered like Ojeda
Rios, Don Pedro Albizu Campos, Angel Rodrgiuez Cristobal and the many other
Puerto Rican patriots that have fallen at the hands of the US governement.

We will not be scared or initmidated. The power of the people cannot be
stopped!! We make freedom happen; we make liberation happen!!

WE WILL RISE, RESIST AND REBEL!! Join us in our outrage, mourning and
resistance!! Wear a black arm band, wear all black, bring your noise
makers, your flags and your 25 closest friends to the protest!! MOBILIZE IN
THE SPIRIT OF FILIBERTO!!

ˇˇFILIBERTO OJEDA RIOS PRESENTE!!
ˇˇFILIBERTO VIVE, LA LUCHA SIGUE!!

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YOU CAN MURDER A LIBERATOR, BUT YOU CAN'T MURDER LIBERATION
Give up!!! 26.Sep.2005 11:36

Independentista Democratico

As much as love the concept of an independent Puerto Rico, terrorism is not the way to go. Filiberto, as well as any other "machetero", was nothing more than a common terrorist and criminal. If we want freedom, we must convince the other 95% of puertorricans to vote for it.

for filiberto 26.Sep.2005 13:54

Marlena Gangi

I wrote this when I got the news...I wrote this with the full realization that words are never enough.

VENCEREMOS,
Marlena

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eulogy

elma has said that
your last words
to her were

" pa'lante siempre"

you were alive
when they took her away...

they decided to "find" you on
el grito de lares

a subtle suggestion
a riveting reminder
a helpful hint
a shiv up the ass
that dissent will not be tolerated

bastards

they let you bleed to death
face down on the floor
long after sniper's bullets
hit their mark

imperialist wounds rubbed raw
rubbed raw
festering, oozing

while puerto rico bleeds
again, again

now we ask--
what is left for us
who speak truth to power
when we come to see
that our words fall empty?

what is left for us
who march the marches
when we come to see
we've been marching in circles?

what is left for us
who rally in rallies
when we come to see that
rallies alone carry no weight?

we are left to ask...
what if we were boss
calling the shots
the big man upstairs
jefe of all jefes
what then?

what is left
when we grow tired enough of
the savageries of "civilization"?

tired enough of
mourning the masses of
the unexamined life?

tired enough of watching
our children forced to
pledge allegiance
to a flag that does not
pledge allegiance
to them?

filiberto...

we will weep
we will weep
we will weep

we will catch our tears
in bottles of accelerant
and kiss the wick ablaze

we'll let the fire this time
burn through to
a million soul rebel fires
tie the enemy to their pagan pyre
with a chorus from the
all souls of sedition gospel choir

and when our singers
drop the microphone for
the molotov

when our musicians
drop the guitar for
the gat <trigger enhanced>

when our last poet
drops her pen for
prophecy

when we grow
more angry than
afraid

we will win

we will win because
we are right
while they are wrong

we will win because
it is we
who birthed the chorus
to this song

it is we
who have survived
this long...

filiberto

we will allow no listless
legacy here
no footnote to history
no academic afterthought
never another puerto rican obituary

because we will win

in the sling and stone
sadness of sanctuary

in the solitary streets of the slum

in the barrio belly of the beast

in the absence of ascending angels

pa'lante siempre
pa'lante siempre
pa'lante siempre

we will win

vengence

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"You don't have a revolution in which you love your enemy. You don't have a revolution in which you are begging a system of exploitation to intergrate you into it.

Revolutions overturn systems."

Malcolm X
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Marlena Gangi is a Portland, Oregon based photojournalist

to the inhuman scum F.B.I. agent posing here (i.e. the previous "commentator") 11.Oct.2005 09:55

puerto rican descendant

if anybody should give up, it's posers like you backing the f.b.i. terrorists. this is a promise: you and they ( that is, f.b.i. terror agents in case you are confused) shall perish before *you* give up--and not happily as thought.