Tag Archive: Green Scare

Another ELF case set for trial in Eugene: Rebecca Rubin

r-rubin-undated-photoFrom Earth First Newswire

Alleged ELF activist Rebecca Rubin, who turned herself in last month at the Canadian border, plead not guilty today in a Eugene Court. According to a statement from her lawyer, “Rubin has not been co-operating with
authorities in terms of helping investigators find two others accused in 
the case.” 

Her trial is set for March 19.

Letters of support can be sent here for the time being:

Rebecca Rubin #2033855
Lane County Adult Corrections
101 West 5th Avenue
Eugene, Oregon 97401-2695

For a complete description of mail regulations, check here.

The following is from an Associated Press article published recently:

Canadian woman pleads not guilty to ecoterrorism fires that did $40 million damage around West

A woman who turned herself in after a decade as a fugitive in the largest ecoterrorism investigation in U.S. history has pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and arson charges in federal court. (more…)

Remembering Avalon on Winter Solstice

avalonFrom Earth First Newswire

Environmental and social justice activist, ELF warrior and political prisoner William C. Rodgers (known to friends as “Avalon”) died on December 21, 2005. A casualty of the Green Scare, he committed suicide in jail, citing the following reason:

“To my friends and supporters to help them make sense of all these events that have happened so quickly: Certain human cultures have been waging war against the Earth for millennia. I chose to fight on the side of bears, mountain lions, skunks, bats, saguaros, cliff rose and all things wild. I am just the most recent casualty in that war. But tonight I have made a jail break—I am returning home, to the Earth, to the place of my origins. Bill, 12/21/05 (the winter solstice.)” (more…)

Daniel McGowan released from prison!

daniel_mcgowan_FREE!From NYC Anarchist Black Cross

Earth Liberation Front political prisoner and Rockaway native Daniel McGowan was released from the Communication Management Unit (CMU) in Terre Haute, Indiana this morning. He was driven by federal authorities to Indianapolis International Airport, where he met up with his wife. (more…)

Accused Fugitive ELF Member Rebecca Jeanette Rubin Surrenders to Canadian Authorities

From Denver Anarchist Black Cross

To write Rebecca, her address as of 12/2/12 is:
Rebecca Rubin #98290-011
FDC SEATAC
P.O. BOX 13900
SEATTLE, WA 98198

One of the three remaining fugitives in a string of high-profile fires across the West that focused national attention on a group of environmental radicals surrendered to authorities Thursday after spending years in hiding in Canada.The U.S. attorney’s office in Portland, Ore., said Rebecca Jeanette Rubin, 39, a Canadian citizen, turned herself in to the FBI at the Canadian border in Blaine, Wash.

Rubin was part of a cell of the Earth Liberation Front and Animal Liberation Front known as The Family, based in Eugene, Ore., authorities said. (more…)