Shows featuring Ivan Cepeda

  • Colombian Human Rights Defender Ivan Cepeda Faces Criminal Charges for Speaking Out on Government-Paramilitary Ties Cepedaivan
    One of the Colombia’s leading human rights defenders, Ivan Cepeda, has been charged with slander and libel for publicly calling for the mayor of San Onofre to resign for alleged ties to paramilitary groups. Cepeda is the director of the National Movement for Victims of State Crimes, an umbrella organization for more than 200 Colombian human right organizations. In 1996, government forces...
    August 03, 2007 | Story
  • Attica Prison Reparations
    Attica Prison, now known for its terrible treatment of prisoners was the site of a prison uprising in 1971. Frank "Big Black" Smith was tortured in Attica and was part of the prison uprising. He has recently been rewarded four million dollars in compensation. He along with two of his attorneys Liz Fink and Daniel Meyers join Amy to discuss their experiences with fighting the state, both...
    June 06, 1997 | Story