DC To Pay $1.6 Million Over False Arrests And Excessive Force During 2017 Inauguration

Washington, DC - The ACLU of the District of Columbia, the Law Office of Jeffrey Light, and the District of Columbia today filed court papers stating the District will pay $1.6 million to settle [...]

Details Emerge Of High-Level State Involvement In January 6 Events

By Eric London, WSWS. -

In the aftermath of the January 6 fascist coup attempt in Washington DC, new revelations show that the plot was prepared with the involvement of sections of the military, police and Republican [...]

Prosecutors Invoke Union Membership To Criminalize Inauguration Day Protesters

By Elizabeth King and Siobhan O'Leary, Shadowproof.com -

In prosecutions against Inauguration Day protesters, the government contends some of the defendants’ union memberships qualify as evidence of a conspiracy to commit a crime. Hundreds of thousands [...]

DC Jury Acquits Six Inauguration Day Defendants on All Counts

By Defend J20 Resistance -

After two days of deliberation, a DC jury today found all six Inauguration Day defendants not guilty on all eight counts—-misdemeanor rioting and conspiracy to riot, and five counts of felony [...]

#COINTELPRO: Disrupting Resistance Movements In The Digital Age

By Tasha Moro, www.nlg.org -

By Tasha Moro for the National Lawyers Guild. Trials began last week in the historic prosecution of nearly 200 “J20” defendants indiscriminately arrested en masse during protests against Trump’s [...]

Newsletter: Dissent Under Attack By Government & Corporations

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.popularresistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. It is often hard to tell how close popular movements are to success or whether they are even a threat to the status quo power structure. Despite vigorous [...]

DreamHost Fights Search Warrant For Info On #DisruptJ20 Website

By Anne Meador, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By Anne Meador for Dc Media Group. Washington, DC - A DC Superior Court judge will hear arguments next week related to a sweeping government search warrant served on a company which hosted an [...]

Groups Demand Answers About Police Tactics In Inauguration Protests

By Staff, www.rightsanddissent.org -

By Rights and Dissent. DC National Lawyers Guild (DC NLG) and Defending Rights and Dissent, two groups who defend the right to protest, are demanding answers about the Metropolitan Police [...]

Protester: ‘Is This My Last Free Birthday?’

By Patrick Strickland, www.aljazeera.com -

By Patrick Strickland for Al Jazeera. Washington, DC - When Olivia Alsip travelled to the capital to protest against the inauguration of right-wing US President Donald Trump, she didn't imagine [...]

Journalist Faces 75 Years For Covering DC Inauguration Protest

By Matt Grubs, www.sfreporter.com -

By Matt Grubs for Santa Fe Reporter - Aaron Cantú, a staff writer at the Santa Fe Reporter, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges that he participated in a riot while working as a [...]

Prosecutors File Additional Charges Against Inauguration Protesters

By Keith L. Alexander, www.washingtonpost.com -

By Keith L. Alexander for The Washington Post - D.C. prosecutors have filed additional charges against more than 200 protesters arrested during President Trump’s inauguration, continuing to drill [...]

D.C. Police Infiltrated Inauguration Protest Group, Court Papers Show

By Perry Stein and Keith L. Alexander, www.washingtonpost.com -

By Perry Stein and Keith L. Alexander for The Washington Post - D.C. police this month searched the home of a local activist they say helped spearhead Inauguration Day protests that injured six [...]

People Around The World Used Bridges To Protest Donald Trump

By Staff, www.ibtimes.co.uk -

By Staff for IB Times. As Donald Trump's inauguration gets underway in Washington DC, people around the world were reacting to the next president by displaying banners across landmark [...]

Inauguration Offers Preview Of Trump-Era Policing

By John Knefel, www.truthout.org -

By John Knefel for TruthOut. As much of the United States waits in collective distress to see exactly what the presidency of Donald J. Trump will bring, it is already clear that the country is in [...]

Newsletter: The Inauguration Of Protest

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The last few days have seen a series of mass protests against President Trump and his incoming administration. This should be the [...]

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