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anarchist reportback from ferguson - by chris irwin
Three Rivers Earth First! sent me to ferguson to scout and report back. This is the report back.
Posted: Sat Aug 30, 2014 12:04PM
TOR developer Appelbaum explains why you are not exempt from NSA surveillance (video/mp4 63.4MB) - by IndyRadio
In South Africa, Jacob Appelbaum didn't have to explain the meaning of oppression or colonization, so he went right ahead to explain the role of the NSA and why you are not exempt.
Posted: Sat Aug 30, 2014 3:43AM
Japan: Secret execution as authorities ignore calls for reform - by Amnesty International
The execution of two men in Japan on Friday flies in the face of growing calls in the country to halt the use of capital punishment, said Amnesty International.
Posted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 3:18PM
Russian NGO branded as “foreign agent” after reporting on Russian military in Ukraine - by Amnesty International
Russia’s official branding of a civil society organization as a “foreign agent”, an expression akin to “spying”, for speaking out on Ukraine is a sign of the country’s determination to suppress any information about its military activities there, Amnesty International said.
Posted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 2:46PM
Motion made in federal court to dismiss charges against Rasmea Odeh - by Rasmea Defense Committee
Attorneys representing Chicago’s long-time Palestinian community leader, Rasmea Odeh, have filed a motion and brief in Detroit’s U.S. District Court to dismiss the indictment against her. They are doing so on the grounds that the charges are the product of an illegal investigation targeting both Palestine solidarity efforts and organizing in the Palestinian community.
Posted: Thu Aug 28, 2014 3:25PM
National Lawyers Guild Condemns Ongoing Arrests of Legal Observers in Ferguson - by National Lawyers Guild
At approximately 10:30 PM on August 21, St. Louis County Police arrested three National Lawyers Guild (NLG)-trained Legal Observers during a demonstration in Ferguson, Mo. protesting the fatal police shooting of unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown. All three volunteers had traveled to Ferguson together from Detroit, Mich. as part of a delegation organized by former Black Panther, Blair Anderson.
Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2014 12:45PM
Solidarity from Europe for Mike Brown - by Raised Fists Up
Street blockade in solidarity with the dead and the alive and fighting https://linksunten.indymedia.org/de/node/121376
Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 11:47AM
NLG Legal Observer Arrested While Documenting Ongoing Police Violence in Ferguson - by National Lawyers Guild
At approximately 12:30 AM on August 20, St. Louis County Police arrested Max Suchan, a Legal Observer® with the National Lawyers Guild (NLG). Suchan, a Chicago law student, traveled to Ferguson to document police misconduct and help protect community residents' First Amendment rights in the wake of Michael Brown's murder.
Posted: Sat Aug 23, 2014 7:36PM
Huey P. Newton Self-Defense Militia Stands Up to Police Murders - by Steven Argue
The true predators in America span from the politicians and judges who hold the highest positions of power all the way down to their badged minions and racist wannabes who patrol the streets, killing with impunity. They represent the wealthy capitalists who own America. Obviously, in capitalist America for those who hold power, the lives of young Black men are cheep.
Posted: Sat Aug 23, 2014 7:03AM
ACLU Receives Ferguson Police Department's Incident Report on Fatal Michael Brown Shooting - by ACLU of Missouri
On Aug. 12, the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri asked the Ferguson Police Department to release the incident report for the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown. After the request was denied, the ACLU filed a Missouri Sunshine Law suit on Aug. 15. Late Thursday afternoon, the ACLU received a heavily redacted copy of the incident report.
Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 9:25PM
Is This What A Jammed Phone Sounds Like? (Kill Switch in Ferguson?) (video/quicktime 12.6MB) - by WeCopwatch
A lot of people have been complaining about their phones, or internet not working in Ferguson MO.For those who reside in the Bay Area, this is something we have seen before. The Bart Police shut down their cell towers back in the summer of 2011 to disrupt a demonstration they though was going to occur.
Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 2:03PM
Huey P. Newton Gun Club: Armed Self-Defense Patrol in Dallas, Texas - by via Huey P. Newton Gun Club
The recent murders of unarmed black, brown, and whites across the United States of America has eradicated trust in the police. Individuals across this nation have been stripped of due process, subjected to state-sponsored police terrorism, and continue to suffer the fate of being terminated extra-judicially. In Dallas the police have murdered over 70 unarmed individuals, most of them black and brown men, over the last ten years. Excluding a recent incident where police testimony was contra...
Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 8:13AM
ACLU Asks Col Replogle to Remove Inappropriate Officer in Ferguson - by ACLU of Missouri
On Wednesday, Aug. 20, the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri faxed a letter (see PDF) to Colonel Ron Replogle, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, asking him to identify and remove a police officer who demonstrated an inability to perform appropriately in Ferguson on Tuesday, Aug. 19. The officer pointed an assault weapon at civilians and threatened to kill them. When asked to identify himself, the officer responded with profanity.
Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:51PM
Who Are The Real Outside Agitators in Ferguson? (VIDEO) (video/quicktime 37.9MB) - by WeCopwatch
How many officers imposing Martial Law in Ferguson live inside the city limits? You guessed it, dam near zip.
Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 8:53AM
Community Meeting with the New Orleans Police Monitor (audio/mpeg 44.7MB) - by WTUL News and Views
WTUL News and Views presents a recording of a recent community meeting with the Independent Police Monitor Susan Hutson. Updates on the shooting of Armand Bennett and other open police shooting cases as well as information about how community members can participate and support the efforts of the police monitor are included.
Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 7:27AM
What a stupid excuse for arresting reporters - by kos
Missouri Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson, rationalizing the coordinated campaign against the media covering the Ferguson unrest: "I'm going to tell you in the midst of chaos, when officers are running around, we're not sure who's a journalist and who's not," Johnson said, according to an audio recording. "Yes, if I see somebody with a $50,000 camera on their shoulder, I'm pretty sure. But some journalists are walking around, and all you have is a cellphone because you're from a small media...
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:20PM
Donate to Get Copwatch Cameras for Ferguson - more cameras are needed to document police - by WeCopwatch
WeCopwatch has been on the ground in Ferguson for the last week Copwatching and connecting with residents in the Cantfield neighborhood. (the location where Mike Brown was murdered). Donate for cameras for Ferguson residents now: http://www.gofundme.com/Copwatching-in-Ferguson
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 9:38PM
Photos From Fergurson 8.18.14 - by WeCopwatch
These photos were taken on August 18th, 2014 in Ferguson MO
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 6:27PM
NAACP Missouri Announces Effort to Support Federal Investigation - by NAACP
Ferguson, MO -- Leaders with the Missouri State Conference and St. Louis Branches of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) on August 19 announced its efforts to support the federal investigation into the shooting death of Michael Brown and other policing complaints, and to assist the Ferguson community deal with civil unrest.
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 12:43PM
NLG Strongly Objects to Oppressive and Discriminatory Law Enforcement Tactics in Ferguson - by National Lawyers Guild
NEW YORK -- The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) is on the ground providing legal support to Ferguson, Missouri residents protesting in the wake of last week’s fatal shooting of black teenager Michael Brown by white police officer Darren Wilson. Since then, community protests and neighborhood demonstrations have been violently confronted by the Ferguson Police Department, armed with military-grade weaponry. Yesterday morning, Governor Jay Nixon deployed the Missouri National Guard to supplement...
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 12:36PM