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Clemency for FALN members

Clemency for FALN members

hearings before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session, on examining certain implications of the president"s grant of clemency for members of the Armed Forces on National Liberation (FALN), September 15, and October 20, 1999.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., [U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, distributor] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • FALN.,
  • Clemency -- Political aspects -- United States.,
  • Terrorism -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 106-799.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 174 p. :
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17716520M
    ISBN 100160646448

    FALN member Dylcia Pagan addressed the court: “All of you, I would advise you to watch your backs”. FALN member Ricardo Jimenez told the Judge, “You can give me the death penalty, you can kill me now.” “You say we have no remorse. You’re right,” FALN member Ida Rodriguez told the : Aaron Bandler.   Yet President Barack Obama offered an unconditional second offer of clemency to Lopez just before leaving office. 11 FALN members were arrested, tried and convicted of .

      12 JAILED FALN MEMBERS TAKE U.S. CLEMENCY DEAL. Of course I want him here, but when they write the story of Puerto Rico, he will be on every page of the book." Clinton's offer of clemency. In the Clintons offered executive clemency to 16 FALN members while Hillary Clinton, in an attempt to ingratiate herself to New York’s latino community, planned her senate run. Eric Holder, at the Clintons’ request, was the architect for this clemency.

    Shattered Lives, co-authored with Joe Connor, the son of one of those murdered, chronicles the FALN’s decade-long reign of murder and destruction, the hunt for the perpetrators by a group of dedicated FBI agents, and the political maneuvering that led to Presidents Clinton and Obama granting clemency to FALN members. Read More Buy Book.   Shattered Lives: Overcoming the Fraunces Tavern Terror, co-authored by Jeff Ingber and Joe Connor, Frank Connor’s son, chronicles the origins of the Puerto Rican independence movement, its transformation into a Cuban-led Marxist cause, the FALN’s decade-long reign of murder and destruction that was a precursor to future domestic terrorism.


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Of the 16 members of the FALN offered clemency by Clinton, 14 accepted and two refused. Two of the 14 who accepted were already free and had their outstanding fines reduced; one other member had.

Clemency for FALN Members. Views Program ID: Presidential Clemency for FALN Prisoners. Stephen Kinzer talked about his book Overthrow. U.S. POLICY ON TERRORISM IN LIGHT OF THE FALN MEMBERS' CLEMENCY Paperback – Decem by United States Congress Senate Committee (Creator)Format: Paperback.

Clemency Decision for FALN Members. Views Program ID: Presidential Clemency for FALN Prisoners. Stephen Kinzer talked about his book Overthrow. Clemency for FALN members: hearings before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session, on examining certain implications of the president's grant of clemency for members of the Armed Forces on National Liberation (FALN), Septem and Octo (Book, ) [].

Jeff Ingber and Joe Connor have done a great service to all those whose lives were affected by the FALN bombings back in the s. Connor and his family were impacted much more than most as his father was killed in the Fraunces Tavern bombing on Janu when he was only 9 years old/5(14). Then on August 11th, the President offered clemency to 16 members of the FALN, a terrorist group seeking independence for Puerto Rico.

Almost a month later, 14 of the 16 people accepted the President's offer and were released from prison. FALN, Holder, and Obama: The Price Paid by One ‘Ordinary American’ Mr. Holder instead met privately with members of Congress and recommended what the FALN members should do to facilitate a grant of presidential clemency.

I warned about “the encouragement would-be terrorists must have received by the” FALN clemency grants. President Bill Clinton offered Mr. Lopez Rivera and other members of the F.A.L.N.

clemency ina decision that stirred an emotional debate. Clemency for FALN Members - House Oversight Committee - - DVD - House Committee Government Reform and Oversight. Representative Burton opened hearings by showing videotape of.

Amid political controversy and over the objections of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, in President Bill Clinton granted clemency to 14 convicted FALN members—none of whom had been involved in the bombings—claiming that their sentences were disproportionate to the crimes.

Of 11, including eight of those involved in the Shattered Lives, co-authored with Joe Connor, the son of one of those murdered, chronicles the FALN’s decade-long reign of murder and destruction, the hunt for the perpetrators by a group of dedicated FBI agents, and the political maneuvering that led to Presidents Clinton and Obama granting clemency to FALN members.

Read more Buy the book. The Armed Forces of National Liberation (FALN) is a Puerto Rican terrorist organization responsible for numerous attacks on continental U.S. soil. FALN, one of several Puerto Rican nationalist terrorist groups, set itself apart by repeatedly attacking U.S.

citizens and facilities for roughly a decade. On AugClinton commuted the sentences of 16 members of FALN, which is a Puerto Rican paramilitary organization that set off bombs in the United States, mostly in New York City and Chicago. There were convictions for conspiracy to commit robbery, bomb-making, and sedition, as well as firearms and explosives violations.

Clinton’s conditional offer required that FALN members “refrain from the use or advocacy of the use of violence for any purpose.” Clinton offered Lopez this same deal. He refused : Zach Dorfman. Get this from a library. U.S. policy on terrorism in light of the FALN members' clemency: hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session: special hearing.

[United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies.]. FALN members have been called both patriots and terrorists. In their heyday in the mid- to late '70s, there were about 60 members, based primarily in Chicago, New York and Puerto Rico.

At some point in the s, López Rivera became a member of the clandestine FALN. The group set off bombs at government and corporate buildings, and left communiques in. FALN prisoners another step closer to freedom Clinton condemned on Capitol Hill for clemency.

September 9, Web posted at: p.m. EDT ( GMT). For Trump to give various members of our military a second chance is infinitely less outrageous than acts of clemency made by his predecessor. (FALN), a Puerto Rican terrorist group Author: Matt Margolis.

Opposition to Grant of Clemency to FALN Members Convicted of Terrorist Activities April 5, Resolution. WHEREAS, acts of terrorism, regardless of motivation, are in fact crimes against society that have caused death and serious injury to members of law enforcement, the military and innocent citizens; and RESOLVED, that the.

White House says 12 jailed members of FALN, Puerto Rican nationalist group accused of carrying out terrorist acts in 's, have accepted Pres Clinton's conditional offer of clemency.Clinton offered clemency to 16 FALN members, but two turned him down.

Of the 14 others, two already were out of prison, but the president's decision will soften the post-release conditions on them.