Denver: Anti-Racist Organizers Released After A Week In Jail

By People's Dispatch. -

Three organizers from the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) – Lillian House, Eliza Lucero and Joel Northam – who were arrested on trumped up charges in connection with anti-racist protests [...]

Expert Tells Court, Charges Against Assange Are Unconstitutional

By Mohamed Elmaazi, Sputnik News. -

It is immaterial whether one considers Julian Assange to be a reporter because he was engaged in "journalistic activity" when obtaining and publishing classified US documents, the director of the [...]

Over 100 Protesters, Legal Observers To Sue NYPD Over Violent Arrests

By Jake Offenhartz, Gothamist. -

More than 100 protesters and legal observers trapped by police in the NYPD’s violent ambush of a peaceful march in the Bronx earlier this summer are now planning to sue the city, after Mayor Bill [...]

Teen Who Organized BLM Rally Billed $2500 For Police Overtime

A teen who organized a Black Lives Matter rally in her northern New Jersey town said she has been sent a $2500 bill from officials for police overtime. NJ Advance Media reported Friday Emily [...]

The Two Parties Have Failed Us, But The People Can Succeed

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The Republican and Democratic Party conventions showed that both major parties are failing to control the pandemic and protect people, address the climate crisis and clean up the environment, [...]

Calls To Drop ‘Absurd’ Charges Against Journalists Covering Protests

By Lisa Newcomb,  Commondreams. -

The Committee to Protect Journalists on Monday called for authorities to drop charges against members of the news media who were arrested while covering Black Lives Matter protests across the [...]

Tennessee To Strip Right To Vote From Protesters

By Staff, Commondreams. -

Tennessee protesters will face harsh penalties, including losing the right to vote, as punishment for participating in protests under a law enacted by the Tennessee  GOP-dominant General [...]

The Supreme Court Dropped The Ball On The Right To Protest

In recent months, US cities have seen widespread protests denouncing police brutality against unarmed Black people. Local and national law enforcement agencies, responding to crowds of [...]

Portland Mayor Condemns Masked Federal Agents Abducting Protesters

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

Anonymous masked federal agents in military uniforms jump out of unmarked minivans, abducting seemingly random people on the street in Portland, frightening new viral videos show. Officers from [...]

We Reviewed Police Tactics Seen In Nearly 400 Protest Videos

By Talia Buford, Lucas Waldron, Moiz Syed and Al Shaw, ProPublica. -

As protests denouncing police brutality against unarmed Black people spread to thousands of cities, it was videos of police violence — this time, directed at protesters — that went viral. Clips [...]

50 Nights Of Anti-Racist Protests And Police Violence In Portland

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

In Portland, on July 16, protesters held their 50th straight night of demonstrations against police violence and racism. Oregon Live reports "Federal officers responded to one late-night [...]

Arrest Of Activist Leads To Protests; At Least Four Vehicles Strike Protesters

By Robert Chappell, Madison365.   -

Hundreds of people are protesting in downtown Madison after the arrest of activist Yeshua Musa. Videos of the arrest posted to social media show as many as five police officers wrestling Musa, [...]

Mapping Police Violence Across The USA

By Amnesty International. -

Police forces across the United States have committed widespread and egregious human rights violations in response to largely peaceful assemblies protesting systemic racism and police violence, [...]

More Than 10,000 People Reportedly Arrested At US Protests

More than 10,000 people have been arrested in protests decrying racism and police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death, according to an Associated Press tally of known arrests across the [...]

U.S. DOJ Refuses To Allow Assange To Be Protected Under First Amendment Rights

By Angel Fox, Angel of Truth. -

In British court today, a new affidavit states Julian Assange will not be protected by the First Amendment if extradited because he is a foreign national. This is absurd and directly threatens [...]

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