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Event at RCNV this Friday: Oppose the criminalization of dissent! Green Scare Solidarity.
Friday, December 8th - 7:00pm - A benefit event for "Green Scare" defendants, at the Resource Center for Nonviolence, 515 Broadway.
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Solidarity with "Green Scare" Defendants!
Admission will be sliding scale, $5-30, no one turned away for lack of funds.
A Voice for Liberation: Rod Coronado
Refusing to Be Silent: Josh Harper
VEGAN REFRESHMENTS, relevant books/ zines, and t-shirts will be available, also being sold to raise benefit money.
Oppose the criminalization of dissent!
The term “Green Scare” refers to the federal government’s expanding prosecution efforts against animal liberation and ecological activists, which is strikingly similar to the "Red Scare" of the 1950s. Recent sweeping legislation such as the Patriot Act and Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act redefine “terrorism” so broadly that anyone who advocates for social change can be criminalized for thinking, speaking or acting in a manner that threatens corporate profits and the rule of law. Activists are facing potential multiple life sentences for crimes against property, crimes that have harmed no-one. Others (the SHAC 7) have been sentenced to years in prison for simply running a website and speaking in support of direct action. Look out, everyone is a potential terrorist.
This event is part of the International Days of Solidarity with Green Scare Indictees, Detainees, and Political Prisoners.
For more information:
greenscare.org - Illuminating the new war on dissent.
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