πŸ¦„ Social Control

Far-Right Stirs Violence Against Anti-Trump Protests

Minneapolis, MN – An upcoming Trump rally announced for Thursday, October 10 at the downtown Target Center in Minneapolis has local left-leaning groups organizing counter-protests while national right-wing groups conflate their plans with false claims of terrorism. Plans to hold the GOP political rally in…

πŸ¦„ Direct Action, J20

US Attorney Drops Remaining Trump Inauguration Protest Charges

Washington, DC – Today in DC Superior Court, federal prosecutors filed notice of their intention to drop charges against all remaining defendants facing charges from protests against President Trump’s inauguration on January 20, 2017.
All defendants had originally faced felony charges of conspiracy to riot,…

πŸ¦„ Direct Action, Police

Criminalizing Dissent: Trials Begin for Trump Inauguration J20 Protests

Washington, DC – In the courtroom of Judge Lynn Leibovitz, DC Superior Court, proceedings are underway for the first trial group of those mass-arrested during Trump’s inauguration protests. The individuals who were rounded up indiscriminately by police using a crowd-control tactic known as “kettling”, are…

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G20 Hamburg – Riots Scorch Hamburg as World Leaders Meet

Hamburg, Germany – World leaders started the G20 Summit in Hamburg under heavy police protection. By early morning, the sky was filled with smoke plumes from burning barricades and vehicles across the city. Riots started early in the morning and continued across Hamburg despite the…

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G20 Hamburg – Anticapitalist March Attacked Before it Began

Hamburg, Germany – One of the largest anticapitalist black blocs in history was attacked before they were able to march. The day before the G20 Summit was slated to begin, police in Hamburg attacked the march from behind for refusing to de-mask. The march then…