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Current Rank: 22 (Politics & Government)
URL: http://freeacosta.blogspot.com
Site Description: campaign blog calling for the release of artist and poet Ericson Acosta from his current illegal detention.
Date Joined: Aug 4, 2011

Tags: Ericson Acosta, political prisoners, cultural activism, human rights, artist


Latest Blog Posts

STATEMENT OF POLITICAL DETAINEE ERICSON ACOSTA ON HIS RELEASE
on Feb 3, 2013 in Philippines Political Prisoners Human Rights PEN International Ericson Acosta Persida V. Rueda-Acosta Statement Amnesty International  Nearly two years after my arrest, I am in high spirits as I return to the ranks of cultural workers and mass activists for national democracy. My incarceration brought me face to face with the grim conditions in prison, and the dismal state of...



DOJ dismisses Ericson Acosta case, poet demands freedom for all political prisoners
on Jan 30, 2013 in Ericson Acosta Statement January 31, 2013FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEReference: Ericson Acosta, 0939-9259368DOJ dismisses Ericson Acosta casePoet demands freedom for all political prisonersAfter almost two years, cultural worker Ericson Acosta is now free to write poems and songs o...



Int’l groups to DOJ: Resolve pending review, release Ericson Acosta now!
on Jan 26, 2013 in CHRP-UK Political Prisoners Leila de Lima Human Rights Ericson Acosta Statement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 27, 2013 International human rights groups appealled yet again to the Department of Justice (DoJ)  to immediately issue a favorable resolution to the Petition for Review filed by detained poet-activist Ericson Acost...



Supporters of Ericson Acosta want DOJ to resolve petition while poet still under medical furlough
on Jan 23, 2013 in Free the Artist Leila de Lima Ericson Acosta Artists Statement January 23, 2013  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Supporters of Ericson Acosta want DOJ to resolve petition while poet still under medical furloughThe family, supporters and fellow artists of detained poet Ericson Acosta held a picket-rally a...



Detained poet welcomes DOJ action, supporters to Sec. de Lima: FREE ACOSTA NOW!
on Jan 22, 2013 in Free the Artist BLKD Leila de Lima PEN International FQS Ericson Acosta Artists Statement Nanding Josef Jess Santiago ADVISORY:Supporters of the FREE ERICSON ACOSTA CAMPAIGN will troop to the Department of Justice offices in Padre Faura, Manila, 10:00 am tomorrow (January 24) to push for Ericson Acosta's immediate release.Photos: Artists visit Ericson Acosta at the...



COMPEL THE DOJ TO FREE ERICSON ACOSTA NOW!
on Jan 20, 2013 in Free the Artist Political Prisoners Leila de Lima SUPPORT HIS LEGAL DEFENSE FUND justice Ericson Acosta Poetry PHOTO: Ericson Acosta with 79-year-old father Isaias Acosta, who is also undergoing treatment for a spinal ailment. Watch the video here: http://youtu.be/K0E0EHyTFVk Poet-songwriter Ericson Acosta, detained for 23 months at the Calbayog sub-provin...



Ericson Acosta seeks dialogue with DOJ, supporters urge Sec. de Lima to free detained poet
on Jan 20, 2013 in Political Prisoners Leila de Lima Ericson Acosta Artists Statement BJMP MEDIA ADVISORY:Lone jail officer flying back to Samar, court orders Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) to take over political detainee Ericson Acosta's custody at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute in Quezon City. Around 10 fully...



Appeal to DOJ Sec. Leila de Lima
on Dec 18, 2012 in Philippines Political Prisoners Leila de Lima Human Rights Ericson Acosta Statement December 20, 2012HON. LEILA DE LIMASecretary, Department of JusticeManila, PhilippinesSecretary de Lima,I am Isaias P. Acosta, father of detained poet and activist Ericson L. Acosta. My son has been illegally detained at the Calbayog City sub-provinc...



International Day of Solidarity with Political Prisoners
on Dec 2, 2012 in Assata Shakur jun cruz reyes Aung San Suu Kyi pussy riot PEN International Nelson Mandela Ericson Acosta Artists Alan Jazmines Statement Amnesty International  by Ericson AcostaToday, December 3, is the International Day of Solidarity with Political Prisoners. From my tiny cell here at the Calbayog sub-provincial jail in Samar Island, and from the penal colony called the Philippines, one raised and cl...



SOME NOTES ON PEOPLE’S CULTURE AND THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SOLIDARITY WITH POLITICAL PRISONERS
on Dec 2, 2012 in Assata Shakur jun cruz reyes Aung San Suu Kyi pussy riot PEN International Nelson Mandela Ericson Acosta Artists Alan Jazmines Statement Amnesty International by Ericson AcostaPolitical PrisonerDespite the grim reality of imprisonment, I have not, as of yet, been condemned to a total state of ignorance as far as current efforts of various committed art and cultural groups and alliances are concerned. Thank...



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