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UPDATE: 6/21 - Account of Grand Jury experience

Today, 6/21, 12-3pm
Federal Court House
Broadway and Front Street

Show your support for your fellow activists by coming down to the court house today. Let them know that this Mc Carthian form of intimidation will not stand!
Dissent should not be criminalized!


Today, 6/21, 12-3pm
Federal Court House
Broadway and Front Street

[please forward widely]

"First they came for the Jews and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for the Communists and I did not speak out because I was not a Communist.
Then they came for the trade unionists and I did not speak out because I was not a trade unionist.
Then they came for me and there was no one left to speak out for me."
Pastor Martin NiemÃller

Over the past week, the San Diego activist community has been the target of an intense campaign of harassment by federal law enforcement agencies. At least 9 activists have been subpoenaed for a federal Grand Jury, three of whom will be testifying before the jury tomorrow. Such individuals include Michael Cardenas, a media activist and volunteer for RadioActive San Deigo and San Diego Indy Media, as well as the coalition against borders and the minutemen and the Organic Collective; Colleen Dietzle, owner of the San Diego Green Store; Rob Ruckus; and members of Activist San Diego.

Grand Juries are often used as an attempt to "break the movement" and generate mistrust among communities fighting for social Justice and positive social change. Its is a means of waiving the rights of citizens to force them to share information on one another.

Show your support for your fellow activists by coming down to the court house tomorrow. Let them know that this Mc Carthian form of intimidation will not stand!

Dissent should not be criminalized!

For more Info Visit
http://www.sdimc.org/en/2005/06/109378.shtml



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umm

21.06.2005 17:08


i hope nobody is going to testify today!

eek!



resist grand juries

21.06.2005 18:53


hey yall..

10 people are also going through this in SF, the first of which are appearing tommorow (wed, june 22nd). stay strong. check out fbiwitchhunt.com for updates.

asdf



updates

21.06.2005 19:07


anybody have updates a sto what has gone on so far in the court room? who all went up to the plate? how was the solidarity event outside?

heybattabatta



WTF?! Rob Ruckus?!

22.06.2005 13:23


How did you find out Rob got subpoenaed? Is he still around? Last I heard he had moved to Australia.

butter fingers





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