Environmental Activist, Prosecuted as If He Was Terrorist, Was Held in Isolation for Political Speech

By: Monday April 1, 2013 5:42 pm

An environmental activist, who was prosecuted by the Justice Department for engaging in acts the department considers to be terrorism, has found out through a lawsuit of which he is a plaintiff that he was transferred to a prison in Marion, Illinois, and held in isolation for his political speech. Daniel McGowan, who had a [...]

ELF Activist Daniel McGowan Released After 7 Years in “Little Guantanamo”

By: Tuesday December 11, 2012 6:08 pm

Earth Liberation Front activist Daniel McGowan, who was the subject of last year’s Oscar-nominated documentary “If A Tree Falls,” has been released from federal prison after seven years. McGowan was one of a dozen underground environmental and animal rights activists with the ELF and its sister movement, the Animal Liberation Front, who were swept up in [...]

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