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Other Lands Have Dreams: From Baghdad to Pekin Prison (Counterpunch)

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In the spring of 2004, human rights activist Kathy Kelly, twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, was sent to Pekin Federal Prison for leading a protest at the School of the Americas. While in prison, Kelly’s organization, Voices in the Wilderness, was targeted by a US State Department lawsuit charging that Kelly violated US-imposed sanctions when she took humanitarian aid to Iraq during numerous visits over the last five years.

In this fiercely eloquent book, Kelly recounts such trips to Iraq, tells the largely unknown story of the School of the Americas and describes daily life inside a federal prison, where America’s poor are warehoused. Like Martin Luther King’s Letter from Birmingham Jail, Kelly’s powerful narrative gives voice to the unheard millions suffering at home and abroad.

Synopsis:

An extraordinary narrative giving voice to the cries of people afflicted by military and economic warfare.

About the Author

Kathy Kelly, twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, is the founder of Voices In The Wilderness, a group dedicated to breaking the US embargo on Iraq by contributing humanitarian aid, and providing 'human shields' to protect against bombing. She is also a key organiser of the protests against the School of the Americas, for which she was imprisoned.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781904859284
Author:
Kelly, Kathy
Publisher:
AK Press
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Political prisoners
Subject:
Pacifists
Subject:
Political Advocacy
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
Politics - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Counterpunch
Publication Date:
20050531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
175
Dimensions:
11 x 6 x 0.5 in 11 oz

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