Farm Worker Union Leader Visits Mexico’s Most Well-Known Political Prisoner

July 11, 2013

In a move that went almost unnoticed by American media last week, the president of the Ohio-based Farm Labor Organizing Committee, Baldemar Velásquez, stepped foot in a prison for the second time in four days, this time in southeastern Mexico on July 4. He had been arrested for civil disobedience at a Moral Monday protest in Raleigh, N.C. on July 1.  

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