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FREE LEONARD PELTIER! the Longest Held Political Prisoner

A Green Party Announcement: Free Leonard Peltier Caucus


A new caucus has been formed. The Free Leonard Peltier Caucus is working to circulate a petition for signatures to be presented to Pres. Obama at the end of his tenure asking for a presidential pardon for the longest held political prisoner, Leonard Peltier.

Seven Murders by Police in Seattle -Within Two Weeks

Cops Kill in Washington Again and Again and Again and Again and Again - on the Police Murder of John T. Williams

Submitted by anon on Mon, 2010-09-06:  anarchis news dot org
http://anarchistnews.org/?q=node/12125 

*Warning: the following article contains news mostly taken from mainstream sources. Apologies if any of the statements contained below misrepresent John T. Williams life in any way.

In the last week alone, 5 people were killed in “officer-involved” shootings in the Puget Sound region. On August 31, John T. Williams became the first of this last string of killings by police. John Williams, age 50, was a native man from the Dididaht, Nuu Chan Nulth nation on the west coast of Vancouver Island. He was shot four times in the chest by Seattle police officer Ian D. Birk, age 27.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE REGARDING ATTACK ON WOUNDED KNEE- from AIM Santa Barbara

May 2, 2010
To the Original Peoples of the Fourth World and all International Press Services:

At high noon today US Army helicopters of the US Seventh Cavalry air division attempted to land their Blackhawk aircraft upon Lakota Sacred Burial grounds in South Dakota. The presence of military aircraft from this unit... See More is a sad and insulting reminder of the slaughter of more than 300 American Aboriginals on December 29,1890 when soldiers of the US 7th Cavalry gunned down more than 300 Aboriginal Minneconjou Lakota refugee children, women, infants and the elderly at what is now called Wounded Knee in South Dakota Indian Country. The military then left the bodies of their victims to decay unburied in the driving snow.

We're Still Here, We Never Left, April 3rd film screening

"Todavia Estamos Aqui, Nunca Nos Fuimos"

("We're Still Here, We Never Left")

This film details the police riot in MacArthur Park, Los Angeles on May 1st, 2007- which led to the founding of the Revolutionary Autonomous Communitues (RAC).  RAC's Food Program and events bring communities together in resistance to police brutality and for liberation!

 

Join Redwood Curtain CopWatch on Friday, April 3rd for this film.

Food and discussion too!

Evening starts at 7:00pm