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Submitted by tnjp on August 16, 2008 - 4:51pm.
Denver officials weren't planning to reveal details about where activists would be detained in the event of mass arrests during the Democratic National Convention until after the event had started, but those plans were quickly dashed this week when CBS 4News reporter Rick Sallinger not only revealed that protesters would be locked up in a city-owned warehouse, but he also obtained clear video footage inside the facility, a building that includes barbed wire-topped cages and signs warning of stun-gun use.
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Submitted by tnjp on December 20, 2007 - 5:29pm.
Protesters clash with police over New Orleans demolitions
Violence broke out in New Orleans on Thursday after police shut the gates of City Hall against protesters who were attempting to enter a City Council meeting that was expected to approve the demolition of 4500 units of public housing. When about 100 protesters broke through, police began using pepper spray and tasers and even engaging in fistfights with the demonstrators.
MSNBC spoke to Judith Brown-Dianis of the Advancement Project, an organizer of the demonstration, who explained that the City Council normally allows people to stand in the aisles and at the back but had arbitrarily set a strict limit on the seating capacity in order to exclude the protesters. She said the violence could have been avoided if the police had just let people in.
"What's behind this is a new vision for the city," Brown-Dianis told MSNBC. "That means fewer poor people in the city. There's a lot of money going into this.".... (video below the fold)
Submitted by mercymanic on November 26, 2007 - 4:58pm.
Any opinions on this?
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Submitted by tnjp on November 25, 2007 - 7:45pm.
Submitted by tnjp on November 16, 2007 - 5:27pm.
Does anyone else think it's time to take away their tasers?
An eyewitness's video recording of a man dying after being stunned with a Taser by police on Oct. 14 at Vancouver International Airport has been released to the public.
The 10-minute video recording clearly shows four RCMP officers talking to Robert Dziekanski while he is standing with his back to a counter and with his arms lowered by his sides, but his hands are not visible.
About 25 seconds after police enter the secure area where he is, there is a loud crack that sounds like a Taser shot, followed by Dziekanski screaming and convulsing as he stumbles and falls to the floor.
Another loud crack can be heard as an officer appears to fire one more Taser shot into Dziekanski.
As the officers kneel on top of Dziekanski and handcuff him, he continues to scream and convulse on the floor....
Submitted by tnjp on October 13, 2007 - 7:08am.
FSU, FAMU students walk out in reaction to verdict
Submitted by tnjp on September 7, 2007 - 11:32pm.
See Video - www.tnjp.org/node/203
Submitted by tnjp on August 29, 2007 - 10:30pm.
Guard Uses Taser on Man Holding Newborn By JUAN A. LOZANO Tue Aug 14
Submitted by tnjp on May 3, 2007 - 3:51pm.
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Submitted by tnjp on May 2, 2007 - 1:07pm.
National Immigrant Solidarity Network, ActionLA Coalition
National Immigrant Solidarity Network and Action LA is outraged to learn that at about 6:30 PM, May 1, the LAPD fired rubber bullets and tear gas into crowds of hundreds of people at the May Day rally in McArthur Park. This was after the police had declared an unlawful assembly. Most of the people present did not hear or know about the police declaration..
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