A Step Toward Freedom?

Amid political upheaval in Peru, efforts to free American journalist and activist Lori Berenson from a Peruvian prison may have taken a small step forward this season. A Supreme Military Council of Peru nullified her life sentence. This fall, the Peruvian government admitted that Berenson was never a leader of a terrorist group, that she should not have been tried by a military tribunal, that she was not guilty of treason, and, therefore, her life sentence was nullified. Berenson now faces a trial in civilian court, although most doubt that this trial will meet standards of due process or openness. Berenson still maintains her innocence.

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Jewish Women Take to the Streets

The articles in this special section:

Marching Against Moma

by Leslie Hollis

Protesting Dr. Laura’s Bias

by Sarah Blustain

Challenging Incumbents

by Sarah Blustain

What A Few Can Do

by Sarah Blustain

Sex Workers Unite!

by Sarah Blustain