Who are political prisoners and prisoners of war?

They are brothers and sisters, men and women who, as a consequence of their political work and/or organizational affiliations were given criminal charges, arrested or captured, tried in criminal courts and sent to prison.

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Alvaro is one of many political prisoners, and his case reflects a criminal justice system that few organizations have the courage to challenge. The statistics related to Latinos, organizers and our collective experiences with law enforcement are disturbing, but offer a glimpse of the true nature of a system that keeps Alvaro in a cage today.

Read more: Criminalization of People of Color