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Stop Grand Jury Repression in the Northwest- Take Action

Stop Grand Jury Repression in the Northwest: Take Action 

The Committee to Stop FBI Repression is circulating a statement from the Portland-based Committee Against Political Repression on how you can help the political activists who have been subpoenaed to appear before a Seattle Grand Jury August 2. If your group has not yet signed the solidarity statement, reprinted below, please do so. We know that repression us growing in this country. It is vital that all progressive people unite and defeat this attack on the people’s movement.
  • Call In Day- Wednesday, August 1st
  • Thursday, August 2. Come to Seattle
  • Plan another event or demonstration in solidarity!
  • Please donate!

Fresno Cops Indicted for Brutality and Cover-Up

This, in addition to the recent MILLION DOLLAR AWARDS FOR THE RODRIQUEZ AND RENDON FAMILIAS for the beating by police at a party for their returned Veterano!

Thursday, Oct. 07, 2010

A federal grand jury today indicted a Fresno police sergeant and three former Fresno police officers, charging them with civil rights violations and obstruction of justice in the assault of a man in their custody in October 2005, the U.S. Department of Justice said.


Indicted were Sgt. Michael Manfredi, 50, and former officers Christopher Coleman, 42, Paul Van Dalen, 44, and Sean Plymale, 41.

Download PDF: 4 Fresno police officers indicted