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2003 Political Prisoner Calendar Available

As 2002 ends, the need for a calendar for the coming year becomes more apparent. Activists in Canada have published the Free Political Prisoners and Prisoners of War 2003 Calendar. The eye catching and well designed calendar is filled with slick graphics and plenty of information of leftist and nationalist political prisoners held in U.S. and Canadian prisons.

It also contains plenty of information on issues affecting all prisoners, ranging from control units, medical neglect, art and writing by prisoners, organizing by prisoners, parenting from prison, the death penalty and plenty more. It also contains commentary on the "War on Terrorism" and solidarity with liberation struggles in Palestine and elsewhere. The calendar itself was designed by New York political prisoners and long time activists David Gilbert, Herman Bell and Robert Seth Hayes.

In addition to noting politically significant events, the calendar notes Jewish, Muslim and Pagan holidays. The only drawback to this otherwise great calendar is that it does not denote U.S. state and federal holidays when courts are closed or there is no mail delivery, which is necessary to calculate court and mailing deadlines, among other things. 8-1/2 x 11 inches when folded, the calendar is bound with two discreet staples, which should allow it into most prisons.

Proceeds from the calendar go to benefit the NY State Task Force on Political Prisoners, Addameer Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association in Palestine, the Victory Gardens Project and the Native Youth Movement in Canada. The calendar costs -$15.00 for non prisoners and $9.00 for prisoners. If you are looking for a good prisoner rights calendar, this is it.

Calendar Committee,

C/O QPIRG Concordia

2130 Mackay, Rm. 102

Montreal, Quebec, H3G 2J1, Canada.

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