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A funeral procession in St. Paul
performing at the big march on monday at the rnc
Funk The War, a students' peace activist group based on ending the war thru music and fun and direct action, took to the streets 9/1 in St Paul and were attacked by over zealous bike cops with bikes and "less lethal" weapons.
9/1 Protests at the RNC. The atmosphere in St. Paul is best described as a war zone. This video attempts to show some of why people are protesting. MANY mainstream & alternative press reporters have been arrested. The MBN bus is under threat.
Interview with a Portland IndyMedia reporter who was snatched from the Poor People's March Tuesday at the RNC in St. Paul mixed with footage from the incident and the march.
MEDIA ADVISORY September, 4, 2008
For Immediate Release:
Contingent of Lawyers, Activists, and Media Take Concerns of Police
Brutality at RNC to Mayor Coleman's Office
Contact: Kris Hermes 510-681-6361
- WHAT: Attempt to meet with Mayor Chris Coleman about
escalation of police brutality in St. Paul
- WHO: Lawyers, activists, and members of the media
- WHEN: September 4, 2008 4:00 p.m.
- WHERE: St. Paul Mayor’s Office, 15 W. Kellogg Blvd.
Police violence has not been limited to the streets. The Coldsnap Legal
Collective, providing support to people arrested at the RNC, has
received numerous reports of abuse in the jails. In addition to
widespread denial of medical attention, multiple people have been
brutalized by Sheriff’s Deputies inside their cells. At a press
conference earlier today, recently released activist Elliot Hughes made
statements that while in jail he had a bag placed over his head, a gag
in his mouth, and was beaten to unconsciousness by multiple correctional
Outside the Republican National Convention on Thursday night.