imc indymedia

Los Angeles Indymedia : Activist News

white themeblack themered themetheme help
About Us Contact Us Calendar Publish RSS
Features
latest news
best of news
syndication
commentary


KILLRADIO

VozMob

ABCF LA

A-Infos Radio

Indymedia On Air

Dope-X-Resistance-LA List

LAAMN List




IMC Network:

Original Cities

www.indymedia.org africa: ambazonia canarias estrecho / madiaq kenya nigeria south africa canada: hamilton london, ontario maritimes montreal ontario ottawa quebec thunder bay vancouver victoria windsor winnipeg east asia: burma jakarta japan korea manila qc europe: abruzzo alacant andorra antwerpen armenia athens austria barcelona belarus belgium belgrade bristol brussels bulgaria calabria croatia cyprus emilia-romagna estrecho / madiaq euskal herria galiza germany grenoble hungary ireland istanbul italy la plana liege liguria lille linksunten lombardia london madrid malta marseille nantes napoli netherlands nice northern england norway oost-vlaanderen paris/Île-de-france patras piemonte poland portugal roma romania russia saint-petersburg scotland sverige switzerland thessaloniki torun toscana toulouse ukraine united kingdom valencia latin america: argentina bolivia chiapas chile chile sur cmi brasil colombia ecuador mexico peru puerto rico qollasuyu rosario santiago tijuana uruguay valparaiso venezuela venezuela oceania: adelaide aotearoa brisbane burma darwin jakarta manila melbourne perth qc sydney south asia: india mumbai united states: arizona arkansas asheville atlanta austin baltimore big muddy binghamton boston buffalo charlottesville chicago cleveland colorado columbus dc hawaii houston hudson mohawk kansas city la madison maine miami michigan milwaukee minneapolis/st. paul new hampshire new jersey new mexico new orleans north carolina north texas nyc oklahoma philadelphia pittsburgh portland richmond rochester rogue valley saint louis san diego san francisco san francisco bay area santa barbara santa cruz, ca sarasota seattle tampa bay tennessee urbana-champaign vermont western mass worcester west asia: armenia beirut israel palestine process: fbi/legal updates mailing lists process & imc docs tech volunteer projects: print radio satellite tv video regions: oceania united states topics: biotech

Surviving Cities

www.indymedia.org africa: canada: quebec east asia: japan europe: athens barcelona belgium bristol brussels cyprus germany grenoble ireland istanbul lille linksunten nantes netherlands norway portugal united kingdom latin america: argentina cmi brasil rosario oceania: aotearoa united states: austin big muddy binghamton boston chicago columbus la michigan nyc portland rochester saint louis san diego san francisco bay area santa cruz, ca tennessee urbana-champaign worcester west asia: palestine process: fbi/legal updates process & imc docs projects: radio satellite tv
printable version - js reader version - view hidden posts - tags and related articles

Carlos Montes Arraignment and Protest in Alhambra, California

by Robert Stuart Lowden Saturday, Jun. 18, 2011 at 7:07 AM

Six More Felony Charges are filed against the Los Angeles Peace Activist while demonstrations occur across the U.S. Citing FBI Harassment Policies Photo Set 1 of 2

Carlos Montes Arraig...
img_2483.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x800

Seven thirty in the morning at the Alhambra Court House in southern California saw a strong showing of anti-FBI repression activists protesting the recent charges filed against veteran community activist and Brown Beret founder Carlos Montes. This demonstration was one of many being held across the country for Mr Montes in the wake of new expansive FBI rules and an apparent new surge of repression against American anti-war and internationalist activism. There have been raids on citizens in Minneapolis, Chicago, Michigan and North Carolina as well as Los Angeles.

Mr Montes home was raided by Los Angeles county Sheriffs and the FBI on May 17th of this year. The charges revolve around a firearms charge, however all of Mr Monte's political and historical documents, computers and cell phones were confiscated making the original charge appear as a mere pretext for political harassment. When he was questioned in a police car outside of his home the questions revolved around Montes 40 plus years of political community and international activism. Many of the questions revolved around his involvement with The Freedom Road Socialist Organization.

http://www.freedomroad.org/

After reviewing the various aspects of the Freedom Road Socialist organization one must wonder if the American Green Party will be next on the FBI's target list.There are 305,000 registered Green Party members in states with party registration.



Six more felony charges concerning a firearm were added at Thursdays arraignment.

Montes ( representing himself ) asked for copies of affidavits concerning the search warrants and police reports but was rebuffed by a visibly distraught district attorney. In the end the judge relented somewhat and a heavily redacted copy was promised to to Mr. Montes.

Carlos Montes received a continuance and will appear in court on July 7, 2011.

The protest was proceeded on May 14th by a national call to Attorney General Eric Holder. The Los Angeles activists attempted to do so again today but encountered busy signals.

A call to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder can be made at (202) 353-1555 or call him directly at 202-514-2001

The demonstration which was a little over a hundred strong was kicked off by Felicia Montes ( Carlos's Daughter ) recalling the harrowing experience of having a swat team break down their door and raid their home at 5:00 am.

Montes emerged from the courtroom to an enthusiastic welcome by the protesters many of whom were veterans of the Los Angeles Peace activist scene.



There will be a meeting on Tuesday, June 14 @ 7:00 p.m. at 519 South Spring Street Los Angeles 90013

Carlos Montes is a pivotal member of the group Committee to Stop FBI Repression

http://www.stopfbi.net/

http://www.stopfbila.net/

Papers from an FBI raid on September 24, 2010 were left at the home of Mick Kelly and Linden Gawboy of the Minneapolis.Anti-War Committee

http://antiwarcommittee.org/

The documents are available for viewing below.

http://www.stopfbi.net/2011/5/18/secret-fbi-documents-reveal-attack-democratic-rights-anti-war-and-international-solidarity

A time line of events surrounding recent FBI activities concerning peace activism can be found at ....

http://www.stopfbi.net/about/timeline

The Washington Post has a good article on the new FBI guidelines

Washington Post Article on New FBI Rules

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/09/11/AR2008091103306.html

The ACLU has a very good article amongst many below

http://www.aclu.org/spy-files/spying-first-amendment-activity-state-state

Link up to Democracy Now below for a really disturbing account of almost 10 years of FBI surveillance of a citizen activist, Texan Scott Crow

Texas activist Scott Crow

http://www.democracynow.org/2011/6/14/fbi_to_expand_domestic_surveillance_powers



An electronic petition from the Committee to Stop FBI Repression is being offered at...

http://www.iacenter.org/stopfbi/

Report this post as:

Carlos Montes Alhambra Protest

by Robert Stuart Lowden Saturday, Jun. 18, 2011 at 7:07 AM

Carlos Montes Alhamb...
img_2326.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x450

Report this post as:

Carlos Montes Alhambra Protest

by Robert Stuart Lowden Saturday, Jun. 18, 2011 at 7:07 AM

Carlos Montes Alhamb...
img_2120.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x313

Report this post as:

Carlos Montes Protester

by Robert Stuart Lowden Saturday, Jun. 18, 2011 at 7:07 AM

Carlos Montes Protes...
img_2226.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x774

Report this post as:

Carlos Montes Protester Alvaro Maldonado

by Robert Stuart Lowden Saturday, Jun. 18, 2011 at 7:07 AM

Carlos Montes Protes...
img_2181.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x763

Report this post as:

Carlos Montes Protester Sean Leys

by Robert Stuart Lowden Saturday, Jun. 18, 2011 at 7:07 AM

Carlos Montes Protes...
img_2100.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x702

Report this post as:

Carlos Montes Protesters Felicia Montes and Company

by Robert Stuart Lowden Saturday, Jun. 18, 2011 at 7:07 AM

Carlos Montes Protes...
img_2331.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x734

Report this post as:

Carlos Montes Protester

by Robert Stuart Lowden Saturday, Jun. 18, 2011 at 7:07 AM

Carlos Montes Protes...
img_2363.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x750

Report this post as:

Carlos Montes Protester

by Robert Stuart Lowden Saturday, Jun. 18, 2011 at 7:07 AM

Carlos Montes Protes...
img_2145.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x800

Report this post as:

Carlos Montes and Julia Wallace

by Robert Stuart Lowden Saturday, Jun. 18, 2011 at 7:07 AM

Carlos Montes and Ju...
img_2682.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x450

Report this post as:

Carlos Montes

by Robert Stuart Lowden Saturday, Jun. 18, 2011 at 7:07 AM

Carlos Montes...
img_2503.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x800

Report this post as:

Carlos Montes

by Robert Stuart Lowden Saturday, Jun. 18, 2011 at 7:07 AM

Carlos Montes...
img_2414.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x800

Report this post as:

Carlos Montes Protester

by Robert Stuart Lowden Saturday, Jun. 18, 2011 at 7:07 AM

Carlos Montes Protes...
img_2331.jpgbaodha.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x734

Report this post as:

Carlos Montes Protester

by Robert Stuart Lowden Saturday, Jun. 18, 2011 at 7:07 AM

Carlos Montes Protes...
img_2116.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x724

Report this post as:

Carlos Montes Protester Rudi Pasani

by Robert Stuart Lowden Saturday, Jun. 18, 2011 at 7:07 AM

Carlos Montes Protes...
img_2104.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x800

Report this post as:

Felice and Carlos Montes

by Robert Stuart Lowden Saturday, Jun. 18, 2011 at 7:07 AM

Felice and Carlos Mo...
img_2663.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x433

Report this post as:

Carlos Montes

by Robert Stuart Lowden Saturday, Jun. 18, 2011 at 7:07 AM

Carlos Montes...
img_2407.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x800

Report this post as:

Carlos Montes Protest

by Robert Stuart Lowden Saturday, Jun. 18, 2011 at 7:07 AM

Carlos Montes Protes...
img_2209.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x696

Report this post as:

Carlos Montes

by Robert Stuart Lowden Saturday, Jun. 18, 2011 at 7:07 AM

Carlos Montes...
img_2648.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x800

Report this post as:

Felice Montes

by Robert Stuart Lowden Saturday, Jun. 18, 2011 at 7:07 AM

Felice Montes...
img_2573.jpg, image/jpeg, 600x800

Report this post as:

Local News

Change Links September 2018 posted S02 10:22PM

More Scandals Rock Southern California Nuke Plant San Onofre A30 11:09PM

Site Outage Friday A30 3:49PM

Change Links August 2018 A14 1:56AM

Setback for Developer of SC Farm Land A12 11:09PM

More problems at Shutdown San Onofre Nuke J29 10:40PM

Change Links 2018 July posted J09 8:27PM

More Pix: "Families Belong Together," Pasadena J02 7:16PM

"Families Belong Together" March, Pasadena J02 7:08PM

Short Report on the Families Belong Together Protest in Los Angeles J30 11:26PM

Summer 2018 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! J11 6:58AM

Watch the Debate: Excluded Candidates for Governor of California M31 5:20AM

Change Links June 2018 posted M28 7:41AM

The Montrose Peace Vigil at 12 Years M22 8:01PM

Unity Archive Project M21 9:42AM

Dianne Feinstein's Promotion of War, Secret Animal Abuse, Military Profiteering, Censorshi M17 10:22PM

CA Senate Bill 1303 would require an independent coroner rather than being part of police M10 9:08PM

Three years after OC snitch scandal, no charges filed against sheriffs deputies M10 8:57PM

California police agencies violate Brown Act (open meetings) M02 8:31PM

Insane Company Wants To Send Nuke Plant Waste To New Mexico A29 11:47PM

Change Links May 2018 A27 8:40AM

Worker-Owned Car Wash on Vermont Closed A27 5:37AM

GUIDE TO REBEL CITY LOS ANGELES AVAILABLE A13 12:39AM

lausd whistle blower A11 6:58AM

Website Upgrade A10 10:02AM

Help KCET and UCLA identify 60s-70s Chicano images A04 8:02PM

UCLA Luskin: Casting Youth Justice in a Different Light A02 6:58PM

Change Links April 2018 A01 6:27PM

More Local News...

Other/Breaking News

Abolir l'économie S18 11:18AM

The Dictatorship of Corporations S17 5:26PM

18 Lethal Consequences Of Hunting S17 3:13PM

Paraphysique de l'outplacement déontologue S15 6:51AM

Creative Destruction Hack Mod Generator S15 3:49AM

Shopping du bashing S14 8:42AM

After Lehman Brothers, Experts Say Global Financial Crisis Can Happen Again S13 8:28PM

“Animaniacs in Concert!” Starring Voice Legend Rob Paulsen S12 9:30PM

Probabilités de fin d'humanité S12 6:49AM

Florida Area of Migrant Farmworkers Denied Right to Construct Health Clinic near NaplesCIW S11 2:57AM

Propagande de virus, virus de propagande S10 7:34AM

Steer clear of work morality! S09 12:10PM

Sweatshop Lodge Ceremony Continues in US Fed Prisons Led by Inmates S08 6:17PM

Paraphysique de l'origami S08 7:11AM

The Shortwave Report 09/07/18 Listen Globally! S06 11:23PM

August 2018 Honduras Coup update S06 12:28PM

Du réussissement putréfié S06 10:55AM

Brett Kavanaugh Filled The 5th Circuit With Execution Judges S06 6:14AM

Log S06 4:25AM

Augusta Georgia Woman Gets 5 Year Prison Sentence for Writing About Russians Crime Acts S05 8:29AM

Paraphysique de contextualité S05 8:29AM

Crisis Regulation in Global Capitalism S03 3:39PM

Ex-voto de réification S03 10:24AM

Please Oppose Warmonger, Execution and Torture Supporting Bush Operative Brett Kavanaugh A31 10:45PM

Paraphysique d'exploitation occultation A31 10:24PM

Ryan Zinke Is Charging Taxpayers For A Trophy Hunters' Council A31 2:10PM

Is the Financial Crash 2.0 Coming? A31 10:07AM

The Shortwave Report 08/31/18 Listen Globally! A30 11:44PM

More Breaking News...
© 2000-2018 Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by the Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Running sf-active v0.9.4 Disclaimer | Privacy