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Police State and Prisons

Thu Nov 8 2001 O22
Around 2PM a large crowd gathered at 14th & Broadway. Family and friends of those who have been killed by law enforcement spoke about their loss, and the frustration of dealing with a corrupt system that often retaliates against those speaking out. Hundreds then took to the streets, going to law enforcement buildings throughout the city - the jail, county courthouse, BART administration building and federal building. Names of victims of police brutality were etched on buildings. Although the emotional protest ended in Frank Ogawa Plaza, the presence of the rising local movement against police violence was felt. Campaigns for justice for Idriss Stelley and Jamil Wheatfall, against the Alameda super-jail, UA homes in Berkeley and more are growing with a worldwide movement for social justice. Watch Video Photos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10

Oct 22 protests were also held in LA, Portland, Chicago, Houston, NYC and cities across the country.

07/28/15 City of Oakland Declares Humanist Hall a Neighborhood Nuisance, Issues Huge Fines   Health, Housing, and Public Services | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism | Government & Elections
07/27/15 Community Farm on International Blvd Destroyed, But Farmer's Promise Comeback   Police State and Prisons | Environment & Forest Defense | Health, Housing, and Public Services
07/27/15 Fresno Cop Watcher Found Guilty of Vandalism for Chalk Writing on Police Memorial   Police State and Prisons | Central Valley
07/26/15 Two New Arrests Brings Total to Four Arrested for Huge String of ALF Actions in 2013   Police State and Prisons | California | Animal Liberation
07/16/15 RPSC Community Arts Space to Close as Result of Continuing Wave of Oakland Gentrification   Health, Housing, and Public Services | Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism | Arts + Action
07/16/15 Forum Participants Engage in Collective Discussion and Organizing to Create Global Change   Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism | South Bay
07/16/15 SC11 Say Attempt to Turn Bank into Community Center Could Have "Rippling Impacts"   Global Justice and Anti-Capitalism | Santa Cruz Indymedia
07/16/15 Donations Sought for Family of 17-Year-Old Killed by Sheriff's Deputies   Police State and Prisons | Santa Cruz Indymedia
07/16/15 Solar Project Agreement Compensates for Loss of Golden Eagle Nesting and Foraging Habitat   Environment & Forest Defense | Santa Cruz Indymedia
07/14/15 Supporters of Richard "Pedie" Perez Reject DA's Determination that Killing Was Justified   Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice
07/13/15 Animal Rights Groups Videotape Injuries to Horses and Calves at Salinas Rodeo   Animal Liberation | Santa Cruz Indymedia