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Robert “Seth” Hayes

Robert Seth Hayes was born in Harlem, New York in October 1947.  His father, John Franklin Hayes, was the child of sharecroppers and came to New York Cityfrom South Carolina; his mother, Francine Washington Hayes, moved to New York from Pittsburgh.  Both of Mr. Hayes’ parents worked for the U.S. Postal Service, trying to provide a better life for Seth and his four brothers and sisters.  They also instilled in their children the desire to work for the betterment of their community.  Seth writes, “My mother  taught me to visualize family universally, not individually.”  Seth’s father was a World War ...........READ MORE

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Urgent Health Campaign for Robert Seth Hayes #74-A-2280

Robert ‘Seth’ Hayes is one of the longest-held political prisoners in the USA.

A former member of the Black Panther Party and the BLA, in 1973, following a shootout with police, Seth was arrested and convicted of the murder of a New York City police officer, and sentenced to 25 years to life in prison. Seth has always maintained his innocence. Jailed for over 30 years, Seth has long since served the time he was sentenced to and while in prison he has worked as a librarian, pre release advisor, and AIDS councilor. He has remained drug and alcohol free ...........READ MORE

Financial Appeal for Robert Seth Hayes’ Lawyer

Robert ‘Seth’ Hayes is one of the longest-held political prisoners in the USA.

A former member of the Black Panther Party and the BLA, in 1973, following a shootout with police, Seth was arrested and convicted of the murder of a New York City police officer, and sentenced to 25 years to life in prison. Seth has always maintained his innocence. Jailed for over 30 years, Seth has long since served the time he was sentenced to and while in prison he has worked as a librarian, pre release advisor, and AIDS councilor. He has remained drug and alcohol free ...........READ MORE

Seth Hayes Speaks on Black Panther Party, Six Nations and Political Prisoners


The above video is from Autonomy & Solidarity; here is their description of it…

Robert Seth Hayes is a former member of the Black Panther Party and the Black Liberation Army who has been imprisoned for the past 33 years. In this audio message he speaks about the Panthers, the struggle of the Six Nations people and sends a message of solidarity to Trevor Miller, a Six Nations political prisoner. A video montage accompanies the audio.

To find out more about Seth Hayes please visit www.sethhayes.org.

For videos and information about the Six Nations struggle and Trevor Miller, ...........READ MORE

Robert Seth Hayes Facing Harassment

On November 11th political prisoner Robert Seth Hayes had his cell searched, and had several papers seized “for inspection.”

While no itemized list of seized documents was supplied to Seth (as the prisoncrats are supposed to do), amongst those items confiscated were the 2006 and 2007 Certain Days Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar on which Seth has worked.

A former member of the Black Panther Party who went underground in the early seventies, Seth has spent over thirty years in prison, having been convicted of the murder of a police officer in 1973. (It is worth noting that Seth has ...........READ MORE

Locked down for more than a lifetime; Soliciting letters of support for U.S. political prisoner Robert Seth

A letter from the Robert Seth Hayes Support Committee (email: info@sethhayes.org):

Robert “Seth” Hayes is a U.S. political prisoner and former member of the Black Panther Party who has been imprisoned in New York state for more than three decades. When Seth was convicted in 1974, his sentence was 25 years to life. The implicit understanding at the time of his sentencing was that Seth would serve 25 years as a minimum, after which time he would be eligible for release based on his record and conduct in prison.

In July, 2006, Seth will be going before the parole ...........READ MORE