Violations of Civil and Human Rights Abuses
Press Conf: 5:30pm
Monday, April 8
Olga Vega - 714 996-1481
Roger Nicanor - 557-2944
Lupe Lopez - Alianza Indigena 758-1990
Placentia Police Dept.
"At times when we are under the hands of higher authority - as residents and
citizens our rights can be diminished at any given moment"
Olga Vega, a 45 year old Placentia Resident, will give tesimony as she has
witnessed the police brutality in her community for many years and now she
speaks for those whom are unable.
Roger Nicanor, a 19 year old Santa Ana Resident, will give testimony in his
recent incident with the PPD at a private gathering in Placentia which led
to a police raid and arrest of many young men and women whose civil rights
Lupe Lopez will speak upon how Immigrant and Indigenous Women do not feel
safe in their communities in Orange County due to the INS' involvement with
the Anaheim Police Dept.
THIS EVENT IS A PEACEFUL POLICE BRUTALITY PROTEST, ONE ORGANIZED NOT BY ANY
ORGANIZATION BUT ACTUALLY PUT ON BY THE COMMUNITY ITSELF FOR THE COMMUNITY.
WE ASK THAT PEOPLE RESPECT THIS, AND KEEP THIS A PEACEFUL EVENT. THERE WILL
BE CHILDREN AND MANY FAMILIES PRESENT, SO PLEASE KEEP THE DRAMA AND ANY
PERSONAL IDEOLOGY AND WAYS OF BRINGING FORTH ACTION OUT OF THIS EVENT. THIS
IS A PEACEFUL EVENT TO BRING TOGETHER THE ORANGE COUNTY COMMUNITY AGAINST