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Mon Oct 17 2005October 22nd National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality
Mon Oct 17 200510th Annual Day of Protest Exposes Police Brutality, Repression, and the Criminalization of a Generation
Saturday, October 22nd, 2005 was the 10th Annual National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression, and the Criminalization of a Generation. Police continue to brutally beat and kill people all over the United States, including in New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina. Muslim, Arab, and South Asian immigrants are still being arrested, detained, and deported. Every year, people wear black on October 22nd to remember people who have died at the hands of the police. The October 22nd Coalition is part of the Stolen Lives Project, which documents cases of people who have died at the hands of law enforcement, and it says that murder by police is increasing. The "Presente" tradition of October 22nd | List of endorsers for October 22nd, 2005
In San Jose, some 75 people gathered for a rally and march in Emma Prusch Farm Park. Photos The protest was held in San Jose because over a dozen people have been killed by law enforcement in Santa Clara County in the two years since Cau Bich Tran was fatally shot by the San Jose police in 2003. New Stolen Lives Wall panels were made to include many of the people who have died in the last several years.
In Fresno, a Vigil For Lives Stolen by Police in the Valley was held on Saturday at 5:30 pm, at the park in front of the Main Library. Photos: 1 | 2
On Sunday, October 23rd, a Civil Rights Cookout was held at the Idriss Stelley Foundation offices in San Francisco. Report
On October 22nd, a Copwatch conference San Diego was attended by nearly 100 people. In Los Angeles, over 300 people attended a march that was stalled by a bomb scare. At around 4:00, there was a conflict between demonstrators and the police. Two teenagers were arrested. March organizers said, "It is time to hold the murdering police accountable for the stolen lives of our loved ones! We must stand up against this system’s war on the people here in Los Angeles and all over the world! It is time to demand justice for all Stolen Lives!" There was also a march to the police department in Santa Ana. The march was met by police on horses. Report and Photos
In New York City, 100 people braved the rain forecast to carry on with the scheduled protest. Photos Many carried hand-drawn signs with photos of loved ones who had been killed by police.
Many other cities held October 22nd protests: Greensboro, North Carolina; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Washington, DC; Cleveland, Ohio; and Milwaukee, Wisconsin were amongst them. Read more on the National October 22nd website
Past Indybay Coverage of October 22nd Protests
People's Block Party Supplants Oakland Police Copaganda Effort, Saves Home Saturday Oct 22nd 10:37 PM
Stop police violence in Santa Cruz (1 comment) Saturday Oct 22nd 9:52 PM
SCPD must release name of officer who killed man suffering from mental illness Saturday Oct 22nd 11:35 AM
Manifesto of Love (3 comments) Thursday Oct 20th 1:53 PM
KPFA Solidarity With Amy Goodman & Journalists At Standing Rock Sioux Tribe In N. Dakota Wednesday Oct 19th 2:30 PM
Family of Sean Smith-Arlt Releases Statement, Following his Killing by Santa Cruz Police (2 comments) Wednesday Oct 19th 8:23 AM
Winter is Coming - Stop Persecuting the Homeless! Tuesday Oct 18th 11:10 AM
Rain or Shine--Freedom SleepOut #67 Rolls On (1 comment) Tuesday Oct 18th 12:53 AMMore Local News...
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Removing barriers to higher education for formerly incarcerated women and girls Monday Oct 17th 6:58 AM
ACLU of North Dakota Files Open Record Requests Regarding Policing Practices at Site of DAPL Protests Saturday Oct 15th 4:04 PM
Journalist Amy Goodman to Turn Herself in to North Dakota Authorities Saturday Oct 15th 3:55 PM
Law Enforcement Arrest 29 Water Protectors on Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Continue to Target Journalists Covering DAPL Saturday Oct 15th 3:42 PM
North Dakota needs to immediately drop its outrageous charges against journalist Amy Goodman (1 comment) Friday Oct 14th 9:42 AM
The Surveillance State Descends on the Dakota Access Pipeline Spirit Camp Tuesday Oct 11th 4:14 PM
El Cajon Police Return Medical Cannabis - Another Success for the Patient Community Monday Oct 10th 8:14 AM
Court Rules Former Top CIA Officials Must Be Deposed in Torture Psychologists Lawsuit Thursday Oct 6th 7:17 PMMore Global News...
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Philippines: 100 Days of the Duterte Presidency (1 comment) Tuesday Oct 11th 12:45 AM
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte likens himself to Hitler Tuesday Oct 4th 4:45 AM
(A-Radio) Azerbaijan: the "flower holiday" of the dictator and the imprisoned anarchists Wednesday Sep 28th 12:30 PM
(A-Radio) Antifenix: Interview on the repression against anarchists in Czech Monday Sep 26th 2:24 PM
Leaving Edward Snowden in limbo will be a stain on President Obama’s legacy (1 comment) Saturday Sep 17th 6:07 PM
PHILIPPINES: Don’t make the war on drugs a war on human rights Friday Aug 19th 4:17 AM
Occupy Obama lawsuit clears federal hearing Wednesday Aug 17th 5:51 PM
Police Accused in Wrongful Death Tuesday Aug 2nd 2:37 PMOpen Newswire...
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