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Two People Killed By U.S. Border Patrol

Lots of PHOTOS AT THIS LINK:  http://blogs.wsj.com/photojournal/2010/06/09/conflicting-reports-over-border-death/

Anastasio Hernandez Rojas was shocked to death by U.S. Border Patrol Agents in San Diego.  He was 42 years old.

Sergio Adrian Hernández, 14 years old, was shot on the Mexican Side of the border (El Paso Texas) by U.S. Border Patrol Agents
...

http://www.workers.org/2010/us/border_patrol_0617/

With fatal beating of Mexican

Redwood Curtain CopWatch Email: Eureka Police Steal Houseless People's Possessions!

From: redwood curtain copwatch  
Date: Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 9:35 PM
Subject:
Preserve and Return Property Taken by EPD today
To: gnielsen@ci.eureka.ca.gov

 

Chief Nielsen,

J and R, a married couple, own the following property which was taken by EPD officer(s) between the hours of 3:00pm and 8:15pm today, June 8, 2010:

Grey and Blue Tent and Rainfly (new, cost $50.00)
Five blankets
1 large Stoker's tobacco can
10 smaller cans of chewing tobacco
Full purple backpack
Full green backpack
Full long black bag with wheels
Two Mickey Mouse pillows
Two Flashlights
Prescription Medications (prescribed to R)
About 5-6 dollars in change
Clothes, feminine items, flag, other personal items
Orange and Black Daypack

 

Supreme Court Miranda Ruling: Suspects Must Explicitly Tell Police They Want To Remain Silent

The case is Berghuis v. Thompkins, 08-1470.   CLICK HERE for the Supreme Court Ruling

Want to invoke your right to remain silent? You'll have to speak up.

In a narrowly split decision, the Supreme Court's conservative majority expanded its limits on the famous Miranda rights for criminal suspects on Tuesday – over the dissent of new Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who said the ruling turned Americans' rights of protection from police abuse "upside down."

Are CAMERAS the New GUNS?

In response to a flood of Facebook and YouTube videos that depict police abuse, a new trend in law enforcement is gaining popularity. In at least three states, it is now illegal to record any on-duty police officer.

Even if the encounter involves you and may be necessary to your defense, and even if the recording is on a public street where no expectation of privacy exists.

HELP SEND FAMILIES OF THOSE KILLED BY POLICE TO THE TRIAL OF THE COP WHO KILLED OSCAR GRANT

Juanita Young is the mother of Malcolm Ferguson (killed by NYPD’s Street
Crimes Unit, cop Louis Rivera in the Bronx in 2000)

Nicholas Heyward, Sr. is the father of Nicholas Heyward, Jr. (killed by NYC housing cop Brian George in Brooklyn in 1995)

Juanita Young and Nicholas Heyward, Sr. have been powerful voices in the movement against police brutality. Through their own experiences, both of these activist parents have also brought strength to many others who suffer and/or have lost their loved ones to police violence.

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