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  • US Attorney Drops Remaining Trump Inauguration Protest Charges

    July 6, 2018
    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,…...
  • Criminalizing Dissent: Trump Inauguration Protest Trial Enters Fourth Week

    December 9, 2017
    Washington, DC – Several weeks into the first trial of the individuals who were mass arrested during President Trump’s inauguration in DC on January 20 (J20), the prosecution is almost ready to rest its case. The arrests occurred at 12th & L streets when police…...
  • Criminalizing Dissent: Trials Begin for Trump Inauguration J20 Protests

    November 29, 2017
    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…...
  • G20 Hamburg – Riots Scorch Hamburg as World Leaders Meet

    July 8, 2017
    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…...
  • G20 Hamburg – Anticapitalist March Attacked Before it Began

    July 7, 2017
    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…...
  • #NoG20 Protests: Live Updates from Germany

    July 4, 2017
    Hamburg, Germany – #NoG20 protesters are gathering to address the global exploitation of resources, wars and violence of the capitalist system, and make their criticism and voices heard. The G20 Summit is an international forum for the governments and central bank governors from the 20…...
  • Protesters Face 80 Years as US Attorney Brings Unprecedented Mass Felony Charges

    June 29, 2017
    Washington, DC – Dozens of the over two hundred people arrested protesting President Trump’s inauguration on January 20 (‘J20’) have appeared in court over the last two weeks. (Content Advisory: Sexual Assault) The arrests took place on the morning of January 20 during an ‘anti-capitalist/anti-fascist’…...
  • Anti-Racist Coalition Rallies Against Fascism and State Repression at DC Police HQ

    June 25, 2017
    Washington, DC – A ‘speakout’ event took place on Sunday outside the Washington DC Metro Police Headquarters. The rally was held in part to condemn the aggressive prosecution of Trump inauguration protesters arrested on January 20, over two hundred of whom face up to eighty…...
  • Denver’s Pro-Trump Rally Immobilized by Anti-Trump Radicals

    March 30, 2017
    Denver, CO – Saturday March 25 Pro-Trump supporters under the Facebook group “Make America Great Again” called for a Colorado MAGA March at the state capitol in Denver.  Anti-fascist/anti-racist group, The People’s Protection League, organized a counter demonstration.  “The People They Hate Make America Great” …...
  • 214 Indicted on Felony Riot Charges for Protesting Trump Inauguration

    March 15, 2017
    Washington, D.C. – Dozens of protesters appeared in District of Columbia Superior Court on Tuesday, March 14, to face charges stemming from a mass arrest conducted by police during demonstrations on the streets of D.C. against the inauguration of Donald Trump as president on January…...