[Hpn] fwd:CALL CITY OFFICIALS NOW!
Coalition on Homelessness, SF
Thu, 03 Aug 2000 08:52:52 -0700
>Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2000 02:54:37 -0700 (PDT)
>From: Andrew Rose <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: fwd:CALL CITY OFFICIALS NOW!
>Mitchell and Street are the main points of contact.
>Please call, there are enough of you on the list that it would
>be fine if you called just once or twice in the next couple
>Pick a number between 1 and 60, pick a number between 9Am and
>5PM, now call at that time until we're all out.
>THANKS SO MUCH!
>--- Rolando de Aguiar <email@example.com> wrote:
>> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> From: "Rolando de Aguiar" <email@example.com>
>> Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2000 17:47:05 -0400
>> Subject: [thepartysover] The Party's Over E-Newsletter: CALL
>> CITY OFFICIALS NOW!
>> THE PARTY'S OVER
>> update from the Philadelphia Direct Action Group
>> Wednesday August 2 5:30 p.m.
>> Spread the word! Please distribute as widely as possible! For
>> information, keep a close eye on www.phillyimc.org!
>> HUNDREDS OF PROTESTERS ARRESTED AT DAY OF ACTION AGAINST
>> CRIMINAL INJUSTICE
>> PLEASE CALL TO DEMAND RELEASE OF PRISONERS!
>> August 1 saw thousands of activists join forces in a day of
>> action against
>> the criminal injustice system during the Republican National
>> Convention in
>> Philadelphia. Activists used direct-action civil disobedience
>> to demand an
>> end to the death penalty, the prison industrial complex, the
>> of youth and to demand justice for Mumia Abu-Jamal. They were
>> with police brutality and intimidation ‚ many of the same
>> tactics the police
>> commonly use against people of color, poor and working class
>> communities and
>> which this day of action was called to protest.
>> Over 450 of these non-violent activists were arrested and are
>> now being held
>> in two jail locations in Philadelphia. They are slowly being
>> processed, and
>> reports are still being received of brutality against them,
>> isolation of people suspected of being "organizers," beatings,
>> and denial of
>> needed medication. Seven witnesses saw one woman dragged
>> naked and
>> bleeding. Nearly all are participating in jail solidarity,
>> which means that
>> they are demanding to be discharged together.
>> These activists URGENTLY need your SUPPORT!! Call these
>> officials and let
>> them know that you demand the release of those inside the
>> Chief Maxwell ‚ Head of Detectives and Criminal Investigation
>> Deputy Commissioner Mitchell ‚ in charge of Demonstrations
>> Captain Fisher ‚ Civil Affairs
>> Mayor John Street
>> Stephanie Franklin Suber ‚ Mayor¼s Chief of Staff
>> Ken Trujillo ‚ City Solicitor
>> Councilman Nutter
>> Councilwoman Blackwell
>> rolando de aguiar firstname.lastname@example.org
>> philadelphia pa 215.627.4157
>> pgp key available on request
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