fix articles 14442, william bratton
Sept. 18, March to Support Manuel Jamines (tags)
Manuel Jamines was murdered in cold blood by an LAPD officer; and today several hundred people from many established Los Angeles activist groups came together in support of justice, and in protest against a police culture which has long supported brutality and killing of members of vulnerable communities and communities of color.
Jewish activists block Israeli Consulate (tags)
Early morning action by Los Angeles Jewish protesters blocks entrance
IneQuality of Life and the Butt End of the City Budget (tags)
Mayor increases police state with the 2008-2009 Los Angeles City Budget and reduces human state.
June 24 March-Rally For Immigrants Rights in LA - A Success (tags)
More than 15,000 immigrants and advocates militantly but peacefully marched last Sunday, June 24 in Hollywood to express their sentiments on the ongoing immigrant rights bill in the U.S Congress. Despite the anti-Minutemen rally in south central LA earlier Saturday, threats of ICE raids against immigrants, the oppressive heat and the watchful presence of hundreds of police and county deputies, the more than an hour immigrant rights march occupied more than six blocks from Sunset Street to the rally site at Highland Street in Los Angeles. The April 7 Coalition that led the more than 50,000 mobilization in Los Angeles includes the Latino Movement USA, Hermanidad Mexican National, the ANSWER Coalition and the Coalition in Defense of immigrant Rights (CDIR) and People’s CORE, Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC), UTLA and COFEM led this march rally. Other groups that participated in the march rally were AJLPP, KmB, Gabriela, CHIRLA, Comite Pro Uno, Dream Act Students Coalition, Imigrantes Unid
Public Terror: Escalating the War on Migrants (tags)
The mass public assault on the May 1st rally and a public raid on migrants at a shopping mall in Chicago shortly before May 1st mark a brutal and highly public escalation in the ruling class's war on migrants. Increased resistance like the upcoming May 17th march to MacArthur Park is exactly what the situation calls for.
The Hate Equation:Targeting Migrant Children in LA (tags)
The May 1 police riot in Mac Arthur Park sent a deliberate political message and was part of a larger pattern of attacks targeting Brown children and families.
Reassigned LAPD Cmdr. Gray Gave Orders to Shoot Protesters in 2000 (tags)
Commander Gray, who was reassigned from Central Division, was the individual who gave the order to shoot people with less lethal weapons in October 22, 2000. And, you know, the city wound up paying a little over a million dollars for all the cases that resulted from that.
5/1: NISN Statement on LAPD Attacks May Day Immigrant Marchers, TAKE ACTION! (tags)
NISN Statement on LAPD Brutally Attacks May Day Immigrant Marchers at McArthur Park
Sleepless on Skid Row (tags)
Guilty of Being Homeless in America!?
Cop Watch Los Angeles Victory Statement (tags)
Cop Watch Los Angeles Victory Statement November 16, 2006 William Cardenas was released on November 15th, 2006
A.N.S.W.E.R.-LA STATEMENT ON THE LAPD KILLING OF DEVIN BROWN (tags)
Stand against racism here and abroad! Stop police brutality! The A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition (Act Now to Stop War & End Racism), Los Angeles, condemns unconditionally the Los Angeles Police Department for the brutal murder of Devin Brown, and all acts of latent and racist brutality against the people of Los Angeles.
A Mexican Response to Arnold Schwarzenegger (tags)
LOS ANGELES: AMERICA'S FALLUJA (tags)
The LA murder rate is going up and the police chief has requested more officers. But California is broke and cannot afford to recruit. Civil rights lawyer Connie Rice warns that with too few officers to "police humanely", parts of the city may as well be in Falluja.
Watts: How the so-called war-on-gangs is stripping the rights of a whole community (tags)
Robocops patrol deserted, quiet streets. Young people walking to school are tense--they never know if they might be arrested for whistling, shouting, or talking to each other. Houses and apartments may be raided at any time, and unauthorized people arrested for being there. No one is hanging out. This is not U.S.-occupied Iraq. This is LAPD-occupied Watts. This is the reality Chief Bratton, Mayor Hahn, and the city authorities are bringing down on Nickerson Gardens.
LAPD Raids on the Homeless (tags)
Not William Bratton for LAPD (tags)
I am aware of the fact that the Metropolitan Police of Caracas have a black history for many years in violations of human rights. It is worth stressing that for almost two years the Metropolitan Police agents have been trained by United States agents belonging to the Bratton Group (headed by former New York and Boston police commissioner William Bratton). This "security" corps acts under the command of Mayor Alfredo Peña, who is a bitter opponent of the Chávez government and the social reforms that this government has implemented.