Tag Archives: political dissent

Communities United Against Police Brutality

Global Police State Calls for Globalization of Dissent and Protest

“The report, which is the result of a collaboration between nine civil rights organizations, exposes disturbing worldwide governmental policies and law enforcement practices where the fundamental democratic right to protest publicly is viewed as a threat that requires a brutal police response.” By Gilbert Mercier   NEWS JUNKIE POST   Oct 11, 2013  A report from The […]

The criminalization of political opposition in America

Editor’s Note: This article briefly mentions the raids on the homes antiwar activists in Minneapolis and Chicago in 2010 after their organizations were infiltrated. The article does not mention the RNC8, who were accused of terrorism after the 2008 Republican convention in St. Paul MN. So really, this is not new news for those of us in Minnesota. […]

NLG> Court rules peace activists can sue the U.S. military for infiltration

Court rules peace activists can sue the U.S. military for infiltration By davidswanson – Posted on 18 December 2012 warisacrime.org   National Lawyers Guild December 18, 2012 Nathan Tempey, Communications Coordinator communications@nlg.org (212) 679-5100, ext. 15 New York Guild lawyer hails historic decision In a potentially precedent-setting decision, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that a Guild lawyer’s challenge […]

CHICAGO NLG RELEASE: NATO Police Violence, Serious Injuries, High-Level Charges & High Bonds Are City’s Reaction to Protests

NLG RELEASE: NATO Police Violence, Serious Injuries, High-Level Charges & High Bonds Are City’s Reaction to Protests by Occupy Chicago Press Relations on Friday, May 25, 2012 at 5:47pm · PRESS RELEASE Chicago Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild For Immediate Release: May 25, 2012 National Lawyers Guild Provides Wrap-up of Police Actions During Week-long NATO Demonstrations Police […]