Austin: Recap of Live Music Benefit Show at Sahara Lounge to Mobilize Against State Repression

On Sunday November 21st, Red Aid hosted a benefit concert in Austin, Texas at Sahara Lounge, an east Austin bar known for their Saturday “Africa Nights.” The goal of the benefit concert was to mobilize people against state repression by supporting political prisoners and their families. The benefit featured a number of musical performances from the likes of Cat., Vicky Continue reading

Red Aid Signs onto Marvin Guy Coalition

Red Aid has signed on to the Marvin Guy Coalition in support of prisoner Marvin Guy, who has spent the last seven years incarcerated without trial. As part of the coalition, we are demanding that Bell County District Attorney Henry Garza drop Marvin’s charges and that he be released from jail. In 2014, the Killeen Police Department entered Marvin’s house Continue reading

Red Aid Hosts Solidarity Video for Four Brazilian Political Prisoners

On July 10th, Red Aid and Austin community members created a solidarity video for four Brazilian peasant political prisoners, Ezequiel, Luis Carlos, Ricardo, and Estefane. The video was covered by revolutionary publication Tribune of the People, and can be viewed here. The peasants mentioned in the video were initially arrested on May 21st in the state of Rondônia during an Continue reading

Video: Solidarity for Georges Abdallah

As part of an international week of action for political prisoner Georges Abdallah taking place from June 12th to June 19th, we came together with members of the Austin organization Palestine Solidarity Committee (PSC) to record a video demanding the release of Europe’s oldest political prisoner, Georges Abdallah. This action was one of many held across the world in solidarity Continue reading