News from Lori's Parents

10 December 1998

In this update:

Lori's Solitary Confinement Continues Beyond Two Months

As of today, Lori has been in solitary confinement for 65 days -- "completely isolated from the world." This constitutes cruel and inhumane treatment and is a major abuse of her rights that cannot be tolerated.

"Celebrating" the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the United Nations' General Assembly adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Both the governments of Perú and the U.S. are signatories. Of the 30 Articles in this Declaration, the following 9 clearly have been violated in Lori's case:

Rhoda to Address Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island

Sunday Platform: "Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy: The Lori Berenson Case"

Date: Sunday, December 13th

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Place: 38 Old Country Road, Garden City, NY
(Intersection of Herricks Road and Mineola Blvd. near the water tower)

The public is invited to attend.

- Rhoda and Mark Berenson