[#2 for 3/25/12 GA] Proposal for Press Conference Re: DA/OPD Repression of Occupy

Occupy Oakland and other Occupy groups in Alameda County have been subjected to a relentless campaign of suppression and discriminatory application of the law by the Oakland police department, the mayor, the city administrator’s office, and the Alameda County district attorney’s office. This campaign focuses not only on intimidation and terrorizing activists with threats of violence, inordinately long jail stays due to high bails, inflated and inflammatory sentencing such as: lethal use of less than lethal weapons, bails in the 100′s of thousands, criminal and hate crimes charges, stay away orders, … Continued

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