Former Political Prisoner Speaks

Puerto Rican Nationalist Carlos Alberto Torres to Lecture on His Incarceration, Political Prisoner Campaigns, and Puerto Rico

Carlos Alberto Torres
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This week, the UCSB MultiCultural Center (MCC) presents Art as Activism: Political Prisoners, and Puerto Rican Independence, a talk by Puerto Rican independentista Carlos Alberto Torres. Torres will speak about his experiences as a political prisoner in the U.S. for 30 years, Puerto Rico’s status as a U.S. territory, and ongoing campaigns for political prisoners — as well as how these issues relate to human rights. The talk begins at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 11, in the MCC’s lounge (UCSB campus). Admission is free. Call 893-8411 for more info.

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