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No Justic, No Peace! Free Malik! Rally At SF Geo Group BOP Site To Free Washington
by Labor Video Project
Monday Mar 8th, 2021 1:30 PM
A solidarity rally was held to defend SF Bay View Editor Malik Washington and all prisoners in the Geo Group BOP Geo Group halfway house in San Francisco. Speakers talked about the retaliation against Washington for exposing the covid outbreak at the facility and the role of profiteering in the prison industry. They also protested the role of politicians who have allowed the for profit Geo Group to operate in California and nationally.
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No Justic, No Peace! Free Malik! Rally At SF Geo Group BOP Site To Free Journalist Malik Washington

San Francisco Bay View editor and journalist Malik Washington is being retaliated against for releasing information about a covid outbreak at the Geo Group Board of Prisons halfway house at 111 Taylor St. in San Francisco where he is imprisoned.

On March 7, 2021. a rally was held to demand his release and an end to the imprisonment of the other prisoners at the facility where the government is paying $19,000 a month for each of the prisoners at the for profit Geo Group. Speakers included:

Nube Brown (SF Bay View & Malik's Partner)
Richard Tan (Malik's Attorney)
Matt Haney (SF Supervisor District 6)
Susan Stryker (Trans Activist & Historian)
Jeremy Miller (POOR Magazine)
Ariann Harrison (Marie Harrison Community Foundation, BVHP)
Raquel Ortega (ACLU NorCal)
Sandy Valenciano (Immigrant Legal Resource Center/Dignity Not Detention) - ICE/GEO
Gloria Jimenez and Stephany Arzaga (Gloria is a social worker from Legal Services for Children, works directly with detained ICE youth; Stephany is the attorney)
Hadi Razzaq (SF Public Defender)
Chesa Boudin's Letter
Pierre Leboissier (Haiti Action Committee)
Deyci Carrillo Lopez & Elaina Vermeulen (Centro Legal de la Raza)
Nick Derenzi (Critical Resistance)
Judy Greenspan (WWP Prison Solidarity Committee)
Steven Zeltzer (Work Week Radio)
Lisa Strawn
Minister King X (CPF/KAGE Universal)
Tiny Garcia (POOR Magazine)

Additional media:
Covid, Retaliation & Private Prisons:The Struggle & Case Of SF Bay View Editor Malik Washington
https://youtu.be/Okw-rB0EguA
SF Bay View Editor sues over gag rule at private prison in Tenderloin
https://48hills.org/2021/02/editor-sues-over-gag-rule-at-private-prison-in-tenderloin/
SF Bay View Editor Journalist Malik Washington Journalist Rights & Google Firing Of Scientist
Dr. Timnit Gebru
https://soundcloud.com/workweek-radio/ww-1-21-21
The Fight For SF Bay View Editor Mallk Washington And The Geo Group
https://youtu.be/a-qpJH3_UYk
SF Bay View Editor Journalist Malik Washington Journalist Rights & Google
https://soundcloud.com/workweek-radio/ww-1-21-21-part1
Covid Outbreak, Prisoners & Media
https://48hills.org/.../covid-outbreak-and-media...
For further information:
https://sfbayview.com/
Production of Labor Video Project
http://www.labormedia.net
§Brass Liberation Band Provided Music
by Labor Video Project
Monday Mar 8th, 2021 1:30 PM
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The Brass Liberation Band provided solidarity and music.
§Alameda Public Defender Hadi Razzaq
by Labor Video Project
Monday Mar 8th, 2021 1:30 PM
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Alameda Public Defender Hadi Razzaq spoke in solidarity with Malik Washington and talked about the systemic system in the prisons.
§Incarcerated Lives Matter
by Labor Video Project
Monday Mar 8th, 2021 1:30 PM
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Banner exposes the treatment of the massive incarceration and their treatment.
§Ariann Harrison (Marie Harrison Community Foundation, BVHP)
by Labor Video Project
Monday Mar 8th, 2021 1:30 PM
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Ariann Harrison (Marie Harrison Community Foundation, BVHP) spoke about the conditions of people in Hunters Point Bay View.
§Civil Rights Lawyer Richard Tan Who Represents Malik Washington
by Labor Video Project
Monday Mar 8th, 2021 1:30 PM
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Richard Tan, the civil rights lawyer who represents SF Bay View editor Malik Washington. He reported on the case.
§111 Taylor Geo Group Resident Listened To Rally
by Labor Video Project
Monday Mar 8th, 2021 1:30 PM
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One of the residents of the Geo Group 111 Taylor site listened to the rally.
§Fight For The Oppressed
by Labor Video Project
Monday Mar 8th, 2021 1:30 PM
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Part of the rally at 111 Taylor
§Willie & Mary Radcliff Founders Of SF Bay View Newspaper
by Labor Video Project
Monday Mar 8th, 2021 1:30 PM
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Willie and Mary Radcliff at the rally and founders of the SF Bay View newspaper. Mary Radcliff's 82nd birthday was celebrated.
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