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Remember Your Rights — Message from the NLG After Sacramento Antifa Protest
Keep Calm and Know Your Rights
Posted: Sun Jun 26, 2016 10:55PM
Some photos from today, and some fascist sympathizers? Found taking photos of protestors
Posted: Sun Jun 26, 2016 8:43PM
Politicians booed off stage, mentions of Orlando, plus more, at Trans March 2016
Politicians booed off stage, mentions of Orlando, Compton’s Cafeteria Anniversary, and thousands attend this year’s Trans March. Pics and video from the event.
Posted: Sat Jun 25, 2016 12:00PM
Fresno Advocates Demand End to Secretive Deportation Program
Fresno, June 23, 2016 - On the heels of the Supreme Court’s non-decision in U.S. v. Texas, which effectively blocked President Obama’s immigration actions to shield millions from deportation, advocates and community members unveiled their assessment of a pilot program started one year ago giving federal immigration agents unfettered access to the Fresno County Jail. Advocates warn that the program is shrouded in secrecy and leaves immigrants vulnerable to abuses by Immigration and Customs...
Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 2:24AM
#ByeLibby (video/mp4 29.4MB)
2 minute video of local organizers speaking about the OPD scandal and Libby Schaaf's history of ignoring police terror in Oakland
Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2016 7:41PM
Freedom Sleeper "No Assembly at City Hall Grounds at Night" cases Go to Court
County Courthouse Superior Court 1
Event Date: Fri Jun 24, 2016 1:30PM
Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 11:25PM
Mexico Teachers' Murders Protested In SF "Massacre Made In USA"
Teachers and other community activists and unionists protested at the San Francisco Mexican consulate the massacre of teachers and community activists in Oaxaca. They called for an end to US weapons being sent to Mexico and also put responsibility for the massacre on the US multi-nationals and capitalist politicians from the Democrats and Republicans to privatize education through NAFTA and the Mérida Initiative which has militarized Mexico.
Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 9:01PM
Court Publishes Decision Granting Relief to Inmate Disciplined For Hunger Strike
June 20, 2016 - Jorge Gomez spent over a decade in Pelican Bay State Prison’s Security Housing Unit (SHU) at the time of California’s historic 2013 Prisoner Hunger Strike. Launched in early July 2013, the strike was to protest torturous and inhumane conditions at Pelican Bay’s SHU and at other isolation/segregation units throughout the state. Over 30,000-plus incarcerated persons participated at its height, with many refusing food for as long as two months. In the early days of the 2013...
Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 6:36PM
Stay the Course With Prop 47 for Real Criminal Justice Reform
Critics Off the Mark
Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 11:35AM
Cat Brooks, Darwin BondGraham and Ali Winston speak about Oakland police criminal culture (audio/mpeg 13.4MB)
AMY GOODMAN: We’re joined by three guests. In San Francisco, California, we’re joined by Cat Brooks. She is an Oakland-based Black Lives Matter activist, co-founder of the Anti Police-Terror Project. Brooks helped organize Friday’s protest against the Oakland Police Department. In Berkeley, we’re joined by two reporters who helped break the Oakland Police Department sex crime story. Darwin BondGraham and Ali Winston are journalists with the East Bay Express.
Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 8:10PM
Oakland Community: OPD Is Rotten to Its Core and Libby’s Got to Go (audio)
On the morning of June 21, a number of Oakland community organizations came together in front of Oakland police headquarters to issue a set of demands in response to the ever-growing list of OPD crimes and cover-ups which have been exposed recently. The Anti Police-Terror Project and allies issued four demands: community-controlled policing; the defunding of OPD and investment in the community; the child sexual exploitation scandal be addressed in a meaningful way; and the resignation of May...
Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 6:48PM
Darwin BondGraham & Ali Winston Discuss Their Oakland Police Investigation, Firing of Sean Whent (audio/mpeg 32.6MB)
Since this program was recorded, within a week of the firing of chief Sean Whent (on June 10), Oakland police have churned through two more, interim chief Ben Fairow (June 10 - June 15) and acting chief Paul Figueroa (June 15 - June 17). City Administrator Sabrina Landreth was then appointed by Mayor Libby Schaaf to oversee the department, and on June 20, deputy chief David Downing was named acting assistant chief. More and more crimes and corruption of Oakland police continue to be exposed.
Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 5:33PM
Timeline of San Francisco killings by law enforcement, 1990 - present
This timeline mapping state violence in San Francisco was collectively generated as part of a larger ongoing convivial research effort to expose low intensity war across the Bay Area and state. The timeline was produced through a collaboration between the Center for Convivial Research and Autonomy and Carville Annex Press.
Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2016 10:13AM
Cat Brooks at OPD headquarters protest (video) (video/mp4 8.0MB)
At the banner drop protest on June 17, Anti Police-Terror Project's Cat Brooks answers the question, "Does this scandal undermine all the progress the Oakland Police Department has made in the past few years?"
Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2016 12:23AM
Patient Advocates Denounce Sonoma Sheriffs for Raids on Medical Cannabis Manufacturers
"Thousands of California patients woke up today fearing for the future of their medicine" said Don Duncan, California Director of Americans for Safe Access. “It is time for local authorities to address perceived violation of regulations by means of civil penalties instead of criminal action. The path taken by Sonoma law enforcement yesterday is counterproductive to moving cannabis businesses towards licensing and regulatory compliance.”
Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 10:08PM
As Attendance Swells at Community Sleepouts, Freedom Sleepers Plan One-Year Anniversary
On June 14, the Freedom Sleepers held their 49th community sleepout at Santa Cruz City Hall, with about two dozen people spending the night. As summer approaches, attendance has continued to increase at the weekly sleepouts, which are organized to protest local laws that criminalize homelessness. The 50th community sleepout is planned for Tuesday, June 21, and the Freedom Sleepers have announced their one-year anniversary sleepout will be held on July 5. [Top photo: A Freedom Sleeper in front...
Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 6:48PM
Freedom Sleeper Case Demands Police Release Video Records
701 Ocean St. Santa Cruz Department 1 in the main court building.
Event Date: Fri Jun 17, 2016 10:00AM
Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 4:56PM
Oakland cops target the African American community
According to a Stanford study, African American men were more likely to be handcuffed during a stop (1 out of 4 times) than whites (1 out of 15 times), excluding arrests. African American men were also more likely to be searched (1 in 5 times vs. 1 in 20 times for whites), though officers were no more likely to make a recovery from those searches. African American men were more likely to be arrested after a stop by police –1 in every 6 vs. 1 in 14 for white men.
Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 3:05PM
Oakland Police Rocked by One Scandal After Another
Photo: Newly appointed Acting Oakland Police Chief Paul Figueroa. In 2011, Figueroa, then a Captain, was the commanding officer who gave the order that resulted in the shooting, and near killing, of Marine Veteran Scott Olsen during an Occupy Oakland Protest. Oakland paid $4.5 Million to settle a lawsuit brought by Olsen in 2014.
Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 7:33AM
Santa Cruz-Statewide Coordinated Actions To End Solitary Confinement
corner of Pacific Ave. and Cooper St. (gps 110 Cooper St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060)
Event Date: Thu Jun 23, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 12:06AM