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Targeting Lawyers: America v. Paul Bergrin

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Targeting Lawyers: America v. Paul Bergrin - by Stephen Lendman

Bergrin like Lynne Stewart was targeted for doing his job.

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Post-9/11, thousands of political prisoners languish unjustly behind bars or await trial.

They include lawyers for challenging injustice, especially for defending the "wrong" clients after America declared war on humanity.

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Longtime human rights lawyer Lynne Stewart got 10 years for doing it. In a recent interview she said:

"I believe I am one of an historical progression that maintains the struggle to change (America's) perverted landscape....It seems that being a political prisoner must be used as a means of focusing people's attention on the continuing atrocities around them....I might think I hadn't been doing my utmost if they didn't believe I was dangerous enough to be locked up!"

Explaining how outrageously prisoners are treated, she added:

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"Human rights do not exist in prison....I see day-to-day brainwashing that teaches all prisoners that they are less than nothing and not worthy of even the least human or humane considerations."

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