AGORA
: Dragged from her chariot by a mob of fanatical vigilante Christian monks, the revered astronomer was stripped naked, skinned to her bones with sharp oyster shells, stoned and burned alive as possibly the first executed witch in history. A kind of purge that was apparently big business back then.


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Human Rights Lawyer/US Political Prisoner Lynne Stewart Freed


 Human rights lawyer and US political prisoner Lynne Stewart, freed from Texas prison on New Year's Eve, following mass campaign to US government to release her. In this interview while planning her return home to NYC, even as she battles terminal cancer, Lynne vows to help the incarcerated women there that she is leaving behind, for the rest of her remaining life.

LISTEN TO HER BREAKING NEWS INTERVIEW HERE

Lynne Stewart appears in the documentary about her legal comrade in arms, the late iconic William Kunstler, in William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe. She is also the subject of the Flavia Fontes documentary, Who's Afraid of Lynne Stewart. About which Fontes states:
'...This is the story of the first lawyer in the United States accused of supporting international terrorism after September 11th. Can Lynne Stewart prove her innocence..'

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