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RNC Protest Convergence Center Raided, Multiple Other Raids, Arrests of Journalists
by borderlands hacklab
Sunday Aug 31st, 2008 2:51 PM
Up the the minute news here: twincities.indymedia.org Coldsnap Legal Collective also has minute by minute updates: twitter.com/coldsnaplegal UpTake Media has video of the raids themselves: theuptake.org
Up the the minute news here: twincities.indymedia.org

Coldsnap Legal Collective also has minute by minute updates: twitter.com/coldsnaplegal

UpTake Media has video of the raids themselves: theuptake.org

Convergence Center raided, police broke down doors, held people at gunpoint, elderly and children included, everyone forced to show id and be photographed or go to jail.

Three homes raided today, saturday morning.

Journalists with Democracy Now and Indymedia taken into custody, Communities United Against Police Brutality space raided as well.

Also, see Colorado.Indymedia.org for video and reports of police brutality against DNC protesters where the convergence center was also raided, video cameras were stolen by police and minors were brutalized by police on video.



In other news of fascism in the US, see Iowa Town Turned into “Open-Air Prison” as Wives of Men Arrested in Largest Immigration Raid in US History Forbidden to Work…or Leave
§more links and confiscated items pics
by @ Sunday Aug 31st, 2008 6:25 PM

Police Raid RNC Not Welcome Convergence Space, Multiple Homes:
http://rochester.indymedia.org/feature/display/19837/index.php


Police conduct searches of suspected protesters
http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2008/08/30/raid_slideshow