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Berkeley: Attack on the snitches at the Tang Center
by Vengeance Committee
Monday Mar 19th, 2012 2:03 AM
Early Monday, March 19th we attacked the University Health Services at the Tang Center on the UC-Berkeley campus.
Early Monday, March 19th we attacked the University Health Services at the Tang Center on the UC-Berkeley campus. We targeted the Tang Center because it has recently been made public that so-called 'care givers' at the center turned over medical reports about several comrades who went there for treatment. These individuals went to the center for help after being beaten by University police during an Occupy demonstration on Nov 9th.

We glued the locks on ten doors, smashed several windows, and re-decorated the building with a few anti-snitching slogans.

This snitch institution operates under the pretense of helping people, and yet rats them out to the exact same people who assault them and put them in cages. This comes as no surprise. The health system offered to us by the state and capitalism only serves the interests of its masters: profit and control.

While we smashed and glued, we were thinking of comrades in St. Louis who were simultaneously arrested and hospitalized over the weekend by SLPD. Also in our thoughts, Tortuga in Chile, whose hospital room has also been his jail cell. We must also mention Justin Solondz, sentenced to seven years because of the testimony of rat snitches of the Green Scare. It is obvious that the State's health institutions function like a prison or like a border wall, locking some inside while locking many more out.

SNITCHES WATCH OUT: THIS IS JUST A WARNING!
IT WILL BE WORSE FOR THE NEXT SNITCH(ES) TO BE OUTED!

FUCK THE TANG CENTER, UCPD, OPD, SFPD, SLPD, ... fuck it, all of 'em.

STRENGTH AND LOVE TO THE N9 DEFENDANTS AND ALL OCCUPY PRISONERS!



Vengeance Committee

Comments  (Hide Comments)

by g
Tuesday Mar 20th, 2012 9:23 PM
Solidarity...Not to be professor dick and all, but your langue sucks. And before you call me bourgois, I have to tell you that what happened here is serious. I understand your frustration, and relate, but this is a fight were talking about, one based on ideal(ology)(ism), between those of us that have it and those of us that dont. Lets present revolutionary activity with the weight and severity it deserves,.
by HIPAA
Wednesday Mar 21st, 2012 4:14 PM
If the caregivers were given a court order (official document) then they did not "snitch". If the caregivers were not given an official order then they violated HIPAA and names should be named and they should be fired.

Questions that need to be answered:
1) Was there an official order given?
2) Who handed over the information to the police?


http://www.aele.org/hipaa-info.html

In the law enforcement context, “legal process” means a formal written demand or request from a judicial or enforcement agency. Disclosure must be strictly limited to the scope of the request. Legal process involves documents like:

A court order;
A court-ordered warrant;
A subpoena or summons issued by a judicial officer (e.g., a tribal inspector general)
A grand jury subpoena; and
An administrative subpoena, summons, or investigative demand.