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Forest Defenders

Police Raid Atlanta Forest Occupation

Atlanta, GA – On Tuesday, May 17, law enforcement from several jurisdictions, including SWAT teams armed with rifles, conducted a raid on the burgeoning autonomous zone within the Atlanta Forest, arresting eight people and destroying six treehouses and other protest infrastructure.

After the raid, officers…

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February 8, 2022, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA: Speakers address a crowd of hundreds of protesters outside of the Bolero Flats Apartments where on February 2, 22 year old Amir Locke was killed by Officer Mark Hanneman of the Minneapolis Police.

Hundreds March to Building Where Police Killed Amir Locke

Minneapolis, MN – Nearly a week after a Minneapolis Police pre-dawn raid killed Amir Locke, hundreds marched in protest to the apartment building he was fatally shot in. The Tuesday night march circled from the Hennepin County Government Center in downtown Minneapolis to Bolero Flats…

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Judge Cahill’s No-Knock Warrant Led to MPD Execution of Amir Locke  

Minneapolis, MN – Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill, who presided over Derek Chauvin’s George Floyd murder trial, signed an evidentiary search warrant to aid an investigation which amounted to a death sentence for Amir Locke; Minneapolis city leadership previously promised to cease this dangerous practice.…