By Stephen Lendman
Post-9/11, thousands of political prisoners languish unjustly behind bars or await trial.
They include lawyers for challenging injustice, especially for defending the “wrong” clients after America declared war on humanity.
Longtime human rights lawyer Lynne Stewart got 10 years for doing it. In a recent interview she said:
“I believe I am one of an historical progression that maintains the struggle to change (America’s) perverted landscape….It seems that being a political prisoner must be used as a means of focusing people’s attention on the continuing atrocities around them….I might think I hadn’t been doing my utmost if they didn’t believe I was dangerous enough to be locked up!”
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