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Ex-Police Lt. Admits to Cover-Up in Post-Katrina Killings

Ex-Police Lt. Admits to Cover-Up in Post-Katrina Killings police cover up

ICE ATTACK : SUPPPORT MI PUEBLO WORKERS

ICE ATTACK ::::::  SUPPPORT WORKERS AT MI PUEBLO

Some of you might have heard about the I-9 immigration audit at Mi Pueblo
markets that will cause all undocumented workers at these stores to lose
their jobs. (see article below for more information). Mi Pueblo has 21
stores with 3000 workers around Northern California and one of their
biggest stores is in Oakland on High st.

 They are a big employer in Oakland and many of the workers at Mi Pueblo
have students that go to OUSD schools. This I-9 audit is a threat to the

Communities Behind Bars: from Palestine to Pelican Bay

  Communities Behind Bars: from Palestine to Pelican Bay

Following the Prisoners’ hunger strikes in California and in Palestine,

A panel of activists and doctors from around the world discuss community responses to mass incarceration, solitary confinement and torture.

Accompanied by an exhibition about the Palestinian prisoners hunger strikes.

 

 Sunday, October 28th, 5pm at the SF Friends Meeting House,

Oakland police chief seeks to fire two officers

 
OAKLAND -- In the largest mass discipline in department history, police Chief Howard Jordan wants to reprimand 44 of his officers, including firing two, for various forms of misconduct in their aggressive handing of protesters during Occupy Oakland events in the past year.

Jordan announced the recommendations Friday morning as city officials released a much anticipated summary of internal affairs investigations sparked by complaints made against officers during the often violent protests.

RALLY TO PROTEST CITATIONS OF CHIEF CALEEN SISK

The Winnemem Wintu Tribe will hold a rally at the Federal Courthouse in Redding to call for justice and for the court to rescind  the punitive citations served on Chief Caleen Sisk at the end of the traditional Balas Chonas (Coming of Age Ceremony) in July.

LA County panel blames sheriff for jail force

Said a "force-first" attitude has reigned in a jail system that relied too much on intimidation and humiliation to establish control of inmates

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — A commission appointed to investigate Los Angeles County jails said Friday the system has shown a "persistent pattern of unnecessary and excessive force" and blamed Sheriff Lee Baca for a "failure of leadership."

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