top
Newswire
Calendar
Features
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature
Mon Feb 20 2006
Press Conference Exposes Cover-Up by Oakland Police
Oakland Rally Questions 2003 Attack on Protesters
A press conference and rally were held at 4:30 PM on Tuesday, February 21st at Oakland City Hall to protest the role of the police, the global shipping companies, and the US government on the attack made on April 7, 2003 against peaceful pickets and longshormen. On April 7th, 2003, Oakland police and the Port of Oakland, in collusion with global shipping companies, attacked peaceful pickets and longshoremen who were standing by as a result of a picket line against the war in Iraq. This police attack with rubber bullets and other weapons injured many demonstrators and longshoremen. The lawsuit for financial damages from the City of Oakland was settled, but rally organizers felt that this does not end the need to expose the reasons for the attack, the egregious violation of protesters' civil liberties and labor rights, and the local government officials and others who supported the attack.

Transport Workers Solidarity Committee |Past Coverage of the Oakland 25 | 3/05 story about Willow Rosenthal
04/25/18 Years of Community Pressure Lead to Victory Over Urban Shield Military Cop Convention Front Page | Police State & Prisons | Racial Justice | East Bay | California | U.S. | Government & Elections | Immigrant Rights04/21/18 750 Public Interest Groups Urge Halt to New Oil and Gas Projects in California Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | Health, Housing & Public Services | California04/21/18 Two NorCal Cities Take Lead in Regulating Spying and Surveillance Equipment Front Page | Police State & Prisons | Central Valley | East Bay | Government & Elections04/19/18 Prisoners United of Silicon Valley Demand Human Treatment in County Jails Front Page | Police State & Prisons | Racial Justice | South Bay04/19/18 CodePink Protests Syrian Bombings at San Francisco Homes of Feinstein and Pelosi Front Page | Anti-War | San Francisco | East Bay | U.S. | International04/16/18 March for Science Rally and Street Fair Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | East Bay04/08/18 Protesters on Facebook Campus Say Zuckerberg Is the Bad Actor Front Page | Media Activism & Independent Media | Peninsula | Government & Elections04/07/18 Democratic Delegation Visits Israel on 70th Anniversary of the Nakba Front Page | Anti-War | Government & Elections | Palestine | Santa Cruz Indymedia04/04/18 17 Killed by Israeli Soldiers During Land Day Protest in Gaza, Over 1,400 Wounded Front Page | Anti-War | U.S. | International | Palestine04/04/18 Bay Area Queers Spread Palestinian Teen Ahed Tamimi’s Image Far and Wide LGBTI / Queer | Womyn | Arts + Action | San Francisco | East Bay | International | Palestine04/04/18 Pueblo Sin Fronteras Denounces Calls for Violence Against the Refugee Caravan Front Page | U.S. | International | Americas | Immigrant Rights
Related Categories: Police State & Prisons