Wake:
Fri., March 10 from 2:00-9:00 PM

Scotto's Funeral Home, 106 1st Place, Brooklyn, between Court & Smith Sts.
Trains: 2,3,4,5 to Court St. or F,G to Carroll St.
Map here.

Service:
Sat., March 11 at 9:00 AM

St. Mark's-in-the-Bowery Church
131 East 10th St., corner of 2nd Ave., Lower East Side
Trains: 6 to Astor Pl., F to 2nd Ave., L to 3rd Ave., R to 8th St.

Map here.

Stay tuned for an announcement of a major memorial program in late April.

Meantime, please:

  • Continue to donate to the online fund to help with the many care-taking expenses that Ralph Poynter has had to bear. If you'd like to make a donation by check, please make checks out to “Lynne Stewart Organization” and mail to: Lynne Stewart Organization, 1070 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216
  • Send your fierce love and hugs to our dear Ralph at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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BACKGROUND ON LYNNE'S ILLUSTRIOUS LIFE



Ralph, Lynne, & Pam Africa in
San Francisco, 2014 (photo by Scott Braley)

 

From Telesur (Venezuelan English-language TV):

Lynne Stewart, Lifelong Fighter and People's Lawyer, Dies

http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Lynne-Stewart-Lifelong-Fighter-and-Peoples-Lawyer-Dies-20170307-0026.html

 

From WBAI News - 4-min. audio (with long quotes from Ralph after Lynne's passing):

Lynne Stewart, Rest in Power

http://www.wbai.org/articles.php?article=3373

 

From Amy Goodman's Democracy Now (which had a short announcement on Wed., including video of Lynne's joyous arrival at LaGuardia Airport on Jan. 1, 2014):
RIP Lynne Stewart, People's Lawyer & Fmr. Political Prisoner; Watch Her Interviews & Release in 2014

https://www.democracynow.org/2017/3/8/rip_lynne_stewart_peoples_lawyer_fmr

 

 



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Tribute from Puerto Rican former political prisoner Dylcia Pagan

Lynne Stewart - My Comrade, Sister Warrior Woman

During the 20 years of my Revolutionary Sabbatical, there wasn’t a birthday of mine that Lynne forgot. To me it was always my personal New Year's greeting from her.

I have shared many memories in my life with her. She was always there with unconditional love, support from her revolutionary heart and soul. She is truly a woman warrior because what took precedence in her life was struggle for human rights, Political Prisoners in all of the movements of true struggle. There was Lynne.

Her smile and eyes were always filled with determination striving for a victorious result. I am very fortunate to have had her in my life. The distance of time and place didn’t matter - I knew she was there.

Lynne, Hermana de Lucha!
Te amo Hoy, Manana y Siempre
Hasta la Victoria Camarada
I carry you in my heart
Ashe!

Dylcia Pagan

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Tributes from Jeff Mackler, former West Coast Director of the Lynne Stewart Defense Committee and Director of the Mobilization to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal (San Fran.)

and many others...

http://lynnestewart.org/


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Mumia's phone interview with Lynne, 2002 (audio & transcript, 6 min.)
http://www.prisonradio.org/media/audio/mumia/mumia-abu-jamal-interviews-lynne-stewart-600

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Center for Constitutional Rights tribute and video clip

The 11-min. clip is from Lynne's & Ralph's visit to CCR's summer intern program in 2014

http://ccrjustice.org/home/blog/2017/03/08/memory-lynne-stewart

For more tributes, go to www.lynnestewart.org


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Reminder of the injustices committed against Lynne by the Bush & Obama administrations

2009: Lynne Stewart sentenced to ten years in prison
https://socialistaction.org/2010/07/17/lynne-stewart-sentenced-to-ten-years-in-prison/