The Convening Organizations of the original Los Angeles S29 mass mobilization planned for next Saturday have issued a statement expressing "disappointment and frustration" that an Indymedia story has been posted suggesting the event is going ahead in its original form.
"The S29 event, called by the 40 organizations of the Latin America Solidarity Conference, which met in Chicago in March, is postponed," an S29 organizer stressed. "The overwhelming majority of the endorsers listed in the fraudulent story have withdrawn their endorsements," the spokesperson emphasized.
"We regret that someone has posted such a misleading story and we hope is not designed to intentionally mislead the movement," she said.
After weeks of planning, the S29 Justice Mobilization suspended planning for the march and rally following the attacks in New York and Washington, D.C.
"Another smaller grouping has continued planning for an event downtown on the same day but they are aware that most of the 100 endorsers have pulled out," the statement points out.
Among the groups which have withdrawn their endorsements are the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, CARECEN, El Rescate, PACE, Witness For Peace, CHIRLA, MEChA, CISPES, So. California Fair Trade Network, Office of the Americas and most of the religious community and campus organizations.
The spokesperson went on, "Of course we wish folks well if they are organizing something downtwon on September 29 but we are shocked that they would continue to use endorsements which they know have been pulled."