Court Support needed tomorrow January 23rd

COME SUPPORT ADAM WEATHERS tomorrow at 9am Dept 11 at Rene C. Davidson courthouse (by the lake). This will be a bail reduction hearing and community support can play an important factor in the judges decision.   Adam was arrested on J28 in front of the YMCA with hundreds of other comrades while serving as a medic. He was brutalized by police, including being kicked in the head by his arresting officer. It has long been a practice of OPD to stick those they brutalize most with the most severe … Continued

Confronting the Many Faces of Repression

  Introduction: Rethinking Repression Over the past year, we have experienced many forms of overt police repression, from the camp eviction and night of tear gas on October 25th, to raids on the vigil, to snatch and grab squads on May Day. We have come to expect the riot-clad police, with their batons and chemical weapons, although repression comes in other forms as well. As a community, we have not been sufficiently attuned to these other faces of repression. As the Anti-Repression Committee (ARC), we too have focused primarily on … Continued

Financial Statement from the Anti Repression Committee

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING for the ANTI REPRESSION COMMITTEE JULY 29, 2012 The following is a full accounting of all funds raised and spent by Occupy Oakland’s Anti Repression Committee (ARC) as of July 29, 2012. Anti Repression funds are only used for providing support for OO arrestees. Total Funds Raised: $40,874.38 $20,000.00 – Occupy Wall Street Donation $19,464.38 – Funds raised through the ARC’s We Pay account and fundraising activities $480.00 – O100 Support Committee Donation $ 930.00 – Fundraiser event at the Starry Plough   Total Funds Spent: $21,020.14 … Continued

Court Support 6/18-6/22

6.18: Chris in Dept 104, Wiley Manuel, 9-11am. 6.20: Kali’s sentencing. 8:45am Dept 513 Hayward Hall Of Justice 24405 Amador Street Hayward (Facebook event for more info: http://www.facebook.com/events/340403349362081/) 6.21: One comrade in dept 104, Wiley Manuel, 9am. Pretrial hearing. 6.22: One comrade in dept 104, Wiley Manuel, 9am. Preliminary hearing.