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Marissa Alexander TED Talk

Marissa Alexander TED Talk

Every day three women in the U.S. are murdered by their domestic partners. But after Marissa Alexander fired a single warning shot as her estranged husband threatened to kill her, she was sentenced to 20 years in prison. Eventually, Alexander survived both domestic...

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Survivor Solidarity

Survivor Solidarity

Survivor Solidarity Community support -- including financial support for legal defense and basic needs, and public demonstrations of support through petitions or court watches -- is an act of solidarity and can make a HUGE difference for survivors who are punished by...

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Events in Mar-Apr 2019!

Events in Mar-Apr 2019!

Join Survived & Punished members at the following upcoming community events:   Free Them All: Defending the Lives of Criminalized Survivors of Violence (NYC) March 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Brooklyn Law School, Subotnick Center 250 Joralemon Street Brooklyn, NY This...

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#FreeLiyah

#FreeLiyah

Liyah Birru, a Black immigrant from Ethiopia, was prosecuted and incarcerated for defending herself against her abusive husband who had subjected her to beatings, sexual assault, verbal abuse, threats, and racial slurs. After serving her sentence, she now faces the...

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