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Mexican Activist is Beaten & Brutalized by Costa Mesa PD

by phuk minutemen Thursday, Jan. 05, 2006 at 11:59 AM

TV Cameras catpure and broadcast footage of Costa Mesa PD beating, dragging, and brutalizing Mexica Activst while speaking out against anti-immigrant policies

Mexican Activist is ...
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Tuesday January 3rd, activists from the Tonantzin Collective spoke out at the Costa Mesa City Council meeting voicing extreme distress and concern over their anti-immigrant policies.

During this protest, one of the founding members of the collective spoke up in during his comments to the council, at which time Costa Mesa Police Department to tackle, drag, grab by neckhold, kick and beat activist, dragging him outisde the chambers, ALL while Channel 34 News cameras were recording, and in front of dozens of screaming and horrified witnesses including crying women and children.

The activist, known as Coyotl, was taken into custody, then transported to the hospital and released from custody at approximately 1 a.m. from CMPD with 3 Misdemeanor counts filed against him, and injuries yet to be disclosed.

Please note that the author of this news brief was not present at the time of this event, and is only reporting off of the news coverage viewed live from Telemundo News Van / Cam, ABC 7 Eyewitness News, CBS 2 News, and other mainstream news network all present at the court and jail house up until or after 11pm who were still waiting for word on Coyotl's release or condition.

It is important to mention that all of the above mentioned newscasts, including 2 other news vans, broadcasted several live reports thru out the evening on this event, repeatedly showing Coyotl being brutalized as described above.

It is furthermore worth mentioning that the same city council meeting and event was visited by several bullhorn equipped Minutemen who were there to applaud Costa Mesa City for their recent change in policies that would train all police officers with special immigration service procedure and initiate intensified scapegoating of all Mexican appearing residents.

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reply Jammer CC Thursday, Jan. 05, 2006 at 1:12 PM
Mexica Activist is BEat ? Border Raven Thursday, Jan. 05, 2006 at 5:28 PM
Must be a Republican Fredric L. Rice Thursday, Jan. 05, 2006 at 9:05 PM
stop distorting the truth Kerry Thursday, Jan. 05, 2006 at 9:40 PM
reply Jammer CC Thursday, Jan. 05, 2006 at 10:11 PM
Uh oh!!! Jammer CC Thursday, Jan. 05, 2006 at 10:13 PM
Video of Arrest TheWatchdog Friday, Jan. 06, 2006 at 5:51 AM
reply Jammer CC Friday, Jan. 06, 2006 at 7:51 AM
Joe Turner deserved it 1st hand source Friday, Jan. 06, 2006 at 8:32 PM
To Watchdog El Chivo Saturday, Jan. 07, 2006 at 5:51 AM
Is Mexica "pro-immigrant"? Border Raven Saturday, Jan. 07, 2006 at 5:00 PM
Real Names johnk Saturday, Jan. 07, 2006 at 9:09 PM
Go ask the Mexica Movement johnk Saturday, Jan. 07, 2006 at 9:20 PM
What Matters...? pete nice Saturday, Jan. 07, 2006 at 9:29 PM
L OO LLLL ! canat Saturday, Jan. 07, 2006 at 10:11 PM
what a pussy OC Sunday, Jan. 08, 2006 at 4:13 AM
blowback? Border Raven Sunday, Jan. 08, 2006 at 4:16 AM

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