Police Brutality in U.S.

Case of Oscar Grant, Fruitville, CA

“In the early hours of January 1st, 2009, Oscar Grant III was murdered by BART police officer Johannes Mehserle, shot in the back as he lay face-down on the Fruitvale BART platform with BART officer Tony Pirone’s knee in his shoulder.” Read full article

Case of Scott Olsen, Oakland, CA

“The veteran, Scott Olsen, 24, was critically injured on Tuesday night when he was hit in the head with a projectile thrown or shot by law enforcement officers combating protesters trying to re-enter a downtown plaza that had been cleared of an encampment earlier in the day. Mr. Olsen, who served two tours of duty in Iraq as a Marine, suffered a fractured skull.” Read full article

Case of FBI repression of anti-war and international solidarity activists

“September 24: Over 70 FBI agents simultaneously raid homes and serve subpoenas to prominent antiwar and international solidarity activists in Minneapolis, MN, Chicago, IL, and Grand Rapids, MI” Read full article

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