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Wed Apr 23 2003
Community Responds to Oakland Police Violence
Protest Police Brutality!
Citing Liability, Oakland City Attorney Puts a Lid on Public Hearing
The Oakland Police Department's violent attacks on non-violent demonstrators during a demonstration on 4/7, which received condemnation from Amnesty International, is being met with resistance. On 4/26 a union-led rally was held against the brutality suffered by ILWU members and activists, along with an Injured Protester Feeder March.
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In an attempt to highlight the daily violence inflicted upon low-income and mostly people of color communities, a community forum is being organized for Apr 28 to discuss responses and make policy proposals to the city's public safety committee, which is meeting on Apr 29. Event synopsis

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