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Marius Mason is an anarchist, environmental and animal rights activist currently serving nearly 22 years in federal prison for acts of property damage carried out in defense of the planet.

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Marie (Marius) Mason 04672-061
FCI DANBURY
Route 37
Danbury, CT 06811

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About Marius

Marius Mason is a transgender environmental and animal rights activist and anarchist. In 1999, in the name of the Earth Liberation Front (ELF) he set fire to a lab at the University of Michigan that was conducting research on genetically modified organisms (GMO). After Marius’ husband turned state’s-evidence, Marius was threatened with a life sentence for the arson and other acts of sabotage. With little financial stability and fear of dragging his family into a costly legal battle, Marius pled guilty and was given an extreme sentence of nearly 22 years. No one was ever harmed in any of his actions.

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Help project FANG expand its critical support for imprisoned activists

DONATE The climate crisis, and ongoing destruction of landscapes and wildlife, are provoking a deepening sense of urgency in an increasing number of people. It can be a serious struggle to care for a world that is being plundered for profit, but there are more and more people turning their grief into resistance in defense […]

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June 11th Call

2019 Call June 11th: the international day of solidarity with Marius Mason and long-term anarchist prisoners. In the 15 years this tradition has been observed, June 11th has facilitated support and action inspired by imprisoned anarchists — from noise demonstrations outside of jails to letter-writing nights, from fundraisers to arson. Setting aside this day is […]

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Marius Transferred!

After nearly 10 years at FMC Carswell, Marius has finally been transferred closer to family and friends. As of this week, Marius is now located at FCI Danbury in CT.

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Photo and Painting

Marius sent a friend and supporter a new photo of himself and a recent painting of his. About the painting: “This painting was done from a photo in the New York Times, taken in 2008.  The couple, Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, were a kind of ‘power couple’ among LGBT activists in the Bay Area […]

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Editha Dorothea (Life After FSL)

New painting from Marius depicting a former bunkmate on his unit.  Marius writes: “Editha Dorthea (or Edie, as we called her) was my bunkie here for a time.  She got a compassionate release, thank goodness, and went back to Michigan to be with her kids…. She is planning on planting a huge garden this year, now […]

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Vandana Shiva on Marius Mason

Vandana Shiva is an Indian scholar, environmental activist, food sovereignty advocate, ecofeminist and anti-globalization author based in Delhi.    

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