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BART Action Disrupts Trains with "No Justice, No Rush", San Francisco: Photos (2 of 2)
by dave id
Sunday Apr 11th, 2010 3:13 PM
Twenty minutes in, the action has yet to evolve into its final form, a mass "yellow" action disrupting BART's business as usual.
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First set of photos and a report on this action can be found at http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2010/04/11/18644367.php
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§Chanting and clapping
by dave id Sunday Apr 11th, 2010 3:13 PM
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§The first mass movement of demonstrators
by dave id Sunday Apr 11th, 2010 3:13 PM
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§Still waiting, justice now!
by dave id Sunday Apr 11th, 2010 3:13 PM
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This poster was originally used nearly a year ago at Johannes Mehserle's preliminary hearing: http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2009/05/18/18595793.php#18595799
§Taking another train to yet another station
by dave id Sunday Apr 11th, 2010 3:13 PM
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§Chanting and drumming on train car ceiling
by dave id Sunday Apr 11th, 2010 3:13 PM
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§UN Plaza
by dave id Sunday Apr 11th, 2010 3:13 PM
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§"No Justice, No Rush, No Justice, No Rush"
by dave id Sunday Apr 11th, 2010 3:13 PM
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If BART is in no hurry to hold Tony Pirone accountable -- despite community activists demanding his firing in January 2009 and Meyers Nave recommending his firing in August 2009 -- why should demonstrators hurry to accommodate BART?

http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2009/02/16/18571178.php
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2009/08/18/18616548.php
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2009/09/23/18622857.php
§Police move in to interupt the disrupters
by dave id Sunday Apr 11th, 2010 3:13 PM
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As a sidenote, BART had the nerve to assign BART cop Emery Knudtson to patrol Montgomery station during the time of the demonstration. Knudtson was one of the officers present when Oscar Grant was murdered -- he did nothing to stop Tony Pirone from assaulting Oscar and his friends and nothing to assist Oscar as he bled on the platform. Knudtson was reinstated by BART in September 2009: http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2009/09/15/18622112.php. Demonstrators recognized him, though, and he was berated until he had to leave the station.
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§BART cops in riot gear physically shoved demonstrators back
by dave id Sunday Apr 11th, 2010 3:13 PM
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§Waiting for release, NLG attorney takes badge numbers
by dave id Sunday Apr 11th, 2010 3:13 PM
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§BART's tactical team with sticks and helmets
by dave id Sunday Apr 11th, 2010 3:13 PM
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At least they didn't bring their rifles and tear gas this time (http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2009/03/20/18579534.php#18579537)
§Sign at SF County Jail redecorated
by dave id Sunday Apr 11th, 2010 3:13 PM
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§"Picnic" in jail lobby
by dave id Sunday Apr 11th, 2010 3:13 PM
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Arrestee was released about 11:30pm that night and all charges have since been dropped.
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Great coverage, David!A. fanMonday Apr 12th, 2010 2:22 PM