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Ojore Lutalo

Ojore Nuru Lutalo is an anarchist and black liberation soldier who served time for revolutionary clandestine activities.

Biography

Lutalo began his work for black liberation in 1970.  In 1975 he befriended New Afrikan anarchist Kuwasi Balagoon.  His disillusionment with Marxist politics’ debilitating beauracracy and friendship to Balagoon lead him to anarchism.

Jesse Shackelford

At 3:00pm, Wednesday, August 19, Jesse Shackelford, 28, was taken into federal custody at the Dane County Jail and joined a long history of grand jury resisters. He claimed his Fifth Amendment right to silence in order to protect himself and his community and in a strong stand against both this grand jury in particular and the grand jury process as an oppressive, movement-busting tactic.

Song Kang-Ho, Dr.

Song is awaiting trial for praying for peace at the remaining part of Gureombi Rock, after cutting the fence and entering the Jeju Navy Base on March 7, 2020. This date marked the 8th anniversary since the blasting of Gureombi Rock in 2012. On March 30, 4,700 people signed the petition calling for the two to not be imprisoned during their trial. Ryu Bok Hee was briefly detained and released on the 30th. Once again on April 3, when the court reviewed the legality of Dr. Song’s arrest warrant, 2,448 people signed the petition calling for his release.

Giuseppe Bruna

Arrested on May 21st 2019 and facing charges from Operation Prometheus. Acquitted in October 2021.

Was tried for another direct action and got 5 years that in July 2022 were commutated to 1 year in prison. Was on house arrest since November 2021.

Tommaso "Tommy" Fontana

On April 5, 2019 in Cremona, Tommy was arrested. He is an anarchist who tried to resist a police arrest under the house of a fascist (who in the previous days had put himself on display with some cowardly provocations). A police car was smashed during the episode. On April 10, the sentence was pronounced by the Cremona court: one year, eight months and ten days of imprisonment for charges of “resistance, aggravated damage, injuries, threats and outrage”.

Leonardo Landi

The anarchist Leonardo Landi was arrested on February 26, 2019 following an appeal (concerning a robbery trial in 2007 for which some anarchists were arrested and investigated in the context of the “Ardesia” repressive operation) sentenced to 2 years and 8 months.

He was released on March 25, 2021.

Ameer Makhoul

Ameer is a notable figure of the national Palestinian leadership and the international civil society as he is a human rights defender. Ameer serves as the general director of Ittijah – The Union of Arab Community Based Associations which is founded in 1995. He also serves as the Chairman of the Public Committee for the Defense of Political Freedom in the framework of the High Follow-up Committee for the Arab Citizens of Israel.

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