Carlos Alberto Torres was one of the longest held Puerto Rican Political Prisoners in the history of Puerto Rico. He is also scheduled to appear in Olympia and Vancouver WA.
The NW Jericho Movement Presents: Puerto Rico's Past and Presence: Conversations with Former Political Prisoner Carlos Alberto Torres... Arrested April 4, 1980, Carlos Alberto Torres was convicted of seditious conspiracy and related charges, along with ten others, and sentenced to 78 years in prison. Through out his imprisonment he experienced both physical and mental torture at the hands of the United States prison system. Carlos Alberto Torres was one of the longest held Puerto Rican Political Prisoners in the history of Puerto Rico. Imprisoned for his belief in Puerto Rican Independence, he was paroled July 26, 2010, after serving more than 30 years in prison.
Friday October 14th 2011 12:30-3:30
Washington State University MMC Room 214,
14202 NE Salmon Creek Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98686
Friday October 14th 2011 7-9pm
Portland State University Smith Memorial Building Room 294
Saturday October 15th 2011 2:00-4:00 PM
The Evergreen State College Room SEM 2 E-1105
2700 Evergreen Parkway NW Olympia, Washington 98505
These events are free, open to the public and disability affirmative!