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Climate Activist Tim DeChristopher Subjected to Cruel and Unusual Punishment–as Climate Destabilizes??
March 28, 2012, by Jeff Biggers in AlterNet In the same March week that an unprecedented heat wave made even President Obama feel “a little nervous,” imprisoned climate change activist Tim DeChristopher languished mysteriously in isolation at the FCI Herlong’s Special Housing Unit in … Continue reading
DeChristopher is a hero and should not be a political prisoner but still gets two years in prison for a simple act of civil disobedience designed to help save the planet
July 27, 2011-by Daniel Kessler at treehugger.com Tim DeChristopher, 29, the courageous activist who posed as an oil industry bidder to monkeywrench an oil and gas lease sale in Utah, was sentenced this afternoon to two years in prison. “Mr. DeChristopher had … Continue reading