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Letters from John: Can you help him out of his slump?

By | August 27th, 2018|Categories: Letters from John|Tags: , , , , , |

It's difficult, and expensive, to stay in contact with family from prison. Most modes of communication are pay by the minute, and things like access to email kiosks are limited to ten minutes...not a lot of time to get your thoughts down. In this two-part letter John shares more about the constant danger he faces, as [...]

Letters from John: Another update, another stint in solitary

By | June 8th, 2018|Categories: Letters from John|Tags: , , , |

John update:  6/7/2018 To my friends, loved ones, supporters, and curious people, John with his daughter Another update from your favorite political prisoner here.  This update I have to write by hand due to the fact that I’m in the hole, AGAIN!  I was put in the hole “under investigation by internal affairs.” I [...]

Wrongly Imprisoned Veteran John Buckley’s Artistic Spirit in Solitary Confinement

By | October 10th, 2017|Categories: John Buckley Kentucky jail|Tags: , , , , , , |

Even in his dire situation John continues to create art, including music and drawings like the one included here. This sketch is John's view from the small 'outside' cage where he got one hour of time per week, often only offered at 2-3 am, out of the tiny solitary confinement cell where he spent more than [...]