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Tue Sep 30 2003Three Oakland Riders Acquitted of Corruption and Brutality
Tue Sep 30 2003Oakland Riders Walk
After what was the broadest case of police corruption cases in Oakland's history of a mostly corrupt police department , jurors acquitted the Oakland Riders on eight counts, while a mistrial was declared on the other 27. Three of four cops (one of whom is believed to have fled to Mexico) stood accused of fabricating evidence, assaulting innocent people, and falsifying reports while they drove the streets of West Oakland in 2000. A new trial on the 27 charges is possible in the future.
A rally has been called by People United for a Better Oakland (PUEBLO) for today, 10/1, outside the Alameda County Courthouse at 1225 Fallon Street in Oakland. Additionally, the International People's Democratic Uhuru Movement is holding a meeting to organize a response to the verdict.
Police violently beat and arrest community members at Berkeley City Council meeting Friday Jun 23rd 1:12 PM
Kick ICE Out Of Oakland Monday Jun 19th 9:42 AM
Sanctuary Transit - Keep Immigrants Safe On BART Monday Jun 19th 9:38 AM
Justice for Philando Castile - Rally and March (1 comment) Friday Jun 16th 9:03 PM
New Restrictions on City Hall Access Must Be Reviewed by Council (2 comments) Sunday Jun 11th 8:42 AM
Police Brutality Victims Printed in Chalk in Front of SF Friends School. Friday Jun 9th 4:42 PM
Folsom Hunger Strike: Solidarity Rally Reportback (1 comment) Friday Jun 9th 3:33 PM
Tres residents del Condado de Santa Cruz han sido arrestados por ICE Friday Jun 9th 3:06 PMMore Local News...
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*Informant Alert* - Round 2 (please circulate widely) (2 comments) Sunday Jun 4th 12:41 PM
Philippines: Martial Law is Not the Answer! Monday May 29th 7:04 PM
Kristen Crain of JRSC on NOLA Criminal Justice System’s Neglect of Sexual Assault Cases Sunday May 28th 5:12 PM
Chelsea Manning is Free (1 comment) Wednesday May 17th 7:37 AM
Israel Cuts Water Supply to Jordan Valley Village Monday May 15th 6:44 PM
This Week in Palestine, May 5, 2017 Sunday May 7th 9:17 PM
Detained Immigrants on Hunger Strike in Northwest Detention Center Wednesday May 3rd 2:44 PM
Thousands March In Bethlehem In Solidarity With Hunger Striking Detainees Saturday Apr 29th 9:40 PMMore Global News...
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SF Police state terrorism; Housing Crisis, Nuclear Contamination of Pacific Ocean Monday May 8th 8:01 PM
Are We Ready for Body-Worn Cameras in Santa Cruz? Sunday Apr 16th 4:12 PM
California bill to eliminate bail system clears first hurdle (1 comment) Thursday Apr 6th 11:10 AM
Philippine President Duterte’s next target: 9-year-old children Monday Mar 27th 9:06 PM
Cower or Continue? (1 comment) Wednesday Feb 22nd 9:07 PM
The Long History of Human Incapacitation by Politics and the Press (2 comments) Tuesday Feb 21st 6:14 AM
Art of War : Executive Order Saturday Feb 18th 11:06 PM
Please Say No To Serially Executing Neil Gorsuch Thursday Feb 9th 4:35 PMOpen Newswire...
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