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textPelican Bay: Rural Prison as Colonial Master by Christian Parenti
History and detail about the barbaric prison at Pelican Bay, CA. -anon...
Posted: Tue, Jul 3, 2001 3:23pm PDT
textHunger Protest for Human Rights at Pelican Bay State Prison. by California Prison Focus
Hunger Protest for Human Rights at Pelican Bay State Prison Basic Facts...
Posted: Tue, Jul 3, 2001 12:15pm PDT
Rally to force the SF Police commision to conduct a real investigation into the killy of Idriss Stelley. WEDNESDAY JULY, 11, 2001 SF HALL OF JUSTICE 850 BRYANT 5PM: RALLY ON STEPS. 5:30pm: Inside at Police Commission Meeting- Rm 551...
Posted: Mon, Jul 2, 2001 6:30pm PDT
textSF-Area Prisoners to Begin Hunger Strike Tomorrow (July 2) by intime
Pelican Bay Prisoners to Begin Hunger Strike Tomorrow (July 2) to Protest Security Housing Unit (SHU) Program...
Posted: Sun, Jul 1, 2001 2:04pm PDT
textThe Race to Incarcerate: 2,000,000 and Growing by Giles Larsen/Andy Jones
Visit for the full story - put together from Angela Davis' speech in Utah during International Women's Day, a workshop about prison issues during the "People's Summit on Globalization" in Colorado in March, and interviews with local activists and officials....
Posted: Fri, Jun 29, 2001 4:32pm PDT
textHigh School Resisters: Locke'd Down in Watts by viva la revolucion
Criminalization of inner-city youth in the United States...
Posted: Wed, Jun 27, 2001 7:30pm PDT
textFBI Brands Reclaim The Streets as "Terrorists" by Slingshot
As Posted on LA IMC with Link to FBI Document added: In another sign that the growing anti-capitalist, anarchist, anti-car movement is gaining effectiveness, the FBI recently listed Reclaim the Streets amongst the "Threats of Terrorism to the United States." In a May 10 statement before the Senate Committees on Appropriations, Armed Services and Select Committee on Intelligence, FBI director Louis Freeh listed Reclaim the Streets as a "potential threat" to the United States along with assor...
Posted: Wed, Jun 27, 2001 1:48pm PDT
text‘They butchered my child!’ by Willie Ratcliff
Twenty-three-year-old Idris Stelley, from Bayview Hunters Point, was shot 20 times in the Sony Metreon Theater as he stood alone facing eight police officers....
Posted: Mon, Jun 25, 2001 4:56pm PDT
text'All the police saw was a big black man' by Marie Harrison, Director, ABCDpac
According to all accounts, the victim himself called 911 for help — in fact it was the last call he made. But, his mother said, when the police responded to his call, instead of seeing someone in need of help, "all they could see was a big Black man." Now a mother wants to know, what went wrong? Why is her son dead? What will be done about it?...
Posted: Mon, Jun 25, 2001 4:49pm PDT
textYoung man dies, shot 20 times by 8 cops by Leroy Moore and Lisa Gray-Garcia, POOR News N
A week ago, just before midnight on Tuesday, June 12, a young African American man with a history of mental illness was gunned down and killed by eight cops. Twenty shots were fired at Idris Stelley, a 23-year-old college student, in an otherwise empty theater at the Sony Metreon in downtown San Francisco as the movie "Swordfish" played on the screen....
Posted: Mon, Jun 25, 2001 4:45pm PDT
textCincinnati? Senators from both parties calling for Inspector General for FBI. by Civilian control versus police state.
Senators from both parties continuing to call for an Inspector General just for the FBI. Why should the people of Cincinnati trust the FBI to competently police the Cincinnati police?...
Posted: Mon, Jun 25, 2001 1:59am PDT
textPolice Agents provoke Barcelona crackdown by AP
Agent provocateurs stage fight to prepare ground for police riot in Barcelona, Spain...
Posted: Sun, Jun 24, 2001 2:25pm PDT
textPrison Can't Secure Town's Salvation by The Fresno Bee
The proposed federal prison will not likely benefit Orange Cove, CA...
Posted: Sat, Jun 23, 2001 12:31am PDT
textTear Down the Walls by Tear Down The Walls
On November 8,9 & 10th 2001 an international convocation on behalf of U.S. political prisoners and prisoners of war (ppows) will take place in Havana, Cuba....
Posted: Sat, Jun 23, 2001 12:13am PDT
textSan Diego Police Plan Violence by feight
Example of police violence to be used....
Posted: Fri, Jun 22, 2001 3:03pm PDT
Great new article on how Bill Clinton chose to leave American Indian activist Leonard Peltier behind bars. Interviews with Peltier, FBI, Hollywood actor, politicians and lawyers. Definitely a piece of the Peltier history....
Posted: Thu, Jun 21, 2001 8:55pm PDT
textJudge Halts Construction of Delano Prison by Rose Braz
Striking a resounding blow to the California Department of Corrections’ (CDC) plans to build yet another prison, a Kern County Superior Court Judge barred the state from proceeding with plans to build a $335 million, 5,160 bed maximum-security prison slated for Delano, California in a lawsuit brought by Critical Resistance, a national organization opposing the expansion of the prison industrial complex....
Posted: Tue, Jun 19, 2001 1:48pm PDT
textQueer Prison Activists - JOIN US! by Kevin Weaver
Join our "Support LGBT Prisoners" Contingent for the San Francisco Pride Parade!...
Posted: Tue, Jun 19, 2001 10:37am PDT
textProtest of Juan Garza Execution, 5AM Tuesday, Oakland Federal Bldg. by Missy Longshore
GROUPS DEMAND HALT TO JUNE 19 EXECUTION OF JUAN GARZA IN LIGHT OF OVERWHELMING RACIAL DISPARITIES IN FEDERAL DEATH PENALTY Religious, Political, Human rights leaders propose Moratorium on state-sanctioned killing...
Posted: Mon, Jun 18, 2001 5:02pm PDT
textProof?: Swedish Police Violent Crackdown On Dancing Led to Deadly Shooting by subbrian
Video from IMC Sweden shows that a violent police crackdown on DANCING is what led to the use of DEADLY FORCE against protesters. Length 6 min. 28 sec....
Posted: Sun, Jun 17, 2001 3:45am PDT