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Imprisoned suffragettes endured force-feeding and torture

Londres (?) - 1910 - Une gardienne de prison (avec les clés) et une suffragette (à droite sur la photo)

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This is Assata Shakur, who is widely known as a member of The Black Panther Party and Black Liberation Army. She and fellow BLA member Zayd Malik Shakur were involved in a shooting, which left her wounded, her BLA brother dead, and one police officer dead. In prison, Assata was left in solitary confinement for months at a time and beaten almost to paralysis. She managed to escape in 1979, and in 1984, she moved to Cuba.

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[Photo] Dwight Eisenhower inspecting Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945; note George Patton in crowd about a quarter of the way from the left of the photograph

Dwight Eisenhower inspecting Ohrdruf Concentration Camp, Thuringia, Germany, 12 Apr 1945; note George Patton in crowd about a quarter of the way from the left of the photograph wearing dark jacket with brass buttons and the ubiquitous pistol belt with shiny buckle.

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Elizabeth Burgin was an American patriot during the Revolutionary War. Burgin brought food to prisoners of war housed on British prison ships in New York Harbour. She was credited with helping over 200 of these prisoners to escape the ships in 1778. The British offered £200 (at the time equivalent to about 20 years' pay for a British soldier) for her capture. She was not apprehended, but most of her possessions were confiscated and sold.[1] She was later awarded a pension by the Continental…

Many are in mourning and calling for faster prison reform in the U.S. following the recent death of Kalief Browder, who took his own life on Saturday, 6/6/15, while at his mother's home in the Bronx. He was 22. Browder spent three years as a teenager at Rikers Island -- two years in solitary confinement -- while waiting for a trial after police accused him of stealing a backpack in May 2010. Browder was released in June 2013 when the charges against him were dismissed. Source…

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