Clicky

Lori Berenson Update

Default content image
Listen
Media Options
Listen

Last week, Democracy Now! was part of a delegation that managed to enter the Socabaya Prison in Peru. There they were able to speak with American prisoner Lori Berenson, who is serving a life for “treason to the fatherland,” and for being one of the leaders of the “Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement.” To date, Berenson has not been allowed to see the evidence that was used to convict her.

Yesterday Amy Goodman joined a delegation put together by the “Office of the Americas” for a press conference held outside of the United Nations. Also present were Lori Berenson’s parents, Mark and Rhoda Berenson, who read a statement that was recently written by Lori addressed to the international human rights community.

Guests:

  • Rhoda Berenson, mother of Lori Berenson, reading Lori’s statement.
  • Mark Berenson, father of Lori Berenson, making a statement at the press conference.

Related link:

Related Story

Video squareStoryJan 04, 2016Lori Berenson After Being Held 20 Years in Peru: “My Objectives Were to Achieve a More Just Society”
The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

Non-commercial news needs your support

We rely on contributions from our viewers and listeners to do our work.
Please do your part today.

Make a donation
Up arrowTop