Washington, DC – The United States government has officially been put “on notice” for violating the constitutional rights of anti-Trump protesters. While the second trial of people mass-arrested at an “anti-capitalist, antifascist” protest march during President Trump’s inauguration in DC began last week, hearings for other protest trial groups have also been underway. At a trial readiness hearing today for the June 4 trial group, DC Superior Court Chief Judge Robert Morin delivered a major blow to the prosecution’s case, officially ruling that the US Attorney had illegally withheld evidence from protester defendants.
Six inauguration day defendants move for sanctions against a federal prosecutor and dismissal of their charges.
Continue reading #DefendJ20: Prosecutors Illegally Withheld Evidence From #J20 Trump Inauguration Protesters
On March 4 2018, a group of Trump supporters will hold a “March 4 Trump” event in Salem (after moving the location from Vancouver). This occasion marks the anniversary of a similar event held on March 4 2017, that kicked off a year of far-right rallies in the Northwest United States and around the country. It also caps a year of fascist attendance of such events, and of Rose City Antifa’s efforts to track, expose, and shut down the use of these events as a way of sneaking white supremacists and other violent far-right ideologues into our cities.
Continue reading Rose City #Antifa: The March 4 Trump – One Year Later
We’ve now passed the one year mark of Trump’s presidency. This time last year we were fast learning what his reign had in store for us. Following the riotous eruptions nationwide on the day of his inauguration, immense numbers of people participated in Women’s Marches, others spontaneously blockaded airports, and hundreds stormed the UC Berkeley campus on February 1st and laid siege to the police-protected venue hosting Milo Yiannopolous.
Continue reading #Nightfall: Friendship & Resistance
Fill Gascon’s Office to Demand The DA Drops Charges, Pack the Courtroom for the J20 Resisters! Tuesday December 12, 08:30am PST on 850 Bryant Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-4763, United States.
Continue reading San Francisco Dec12: #J20 Resisters Court Support and Petition Delivery
On the 27th of November, a protest was held outside DC Superior Court in solidarity with J20 (Inauguration protest) defendents facing up to 65 years in prison. One message of the protest was that “a vote to convict is a vote for Trump” driven home by a chant. It has also come out that police had already decided to carry out the mass arrest prior to the march ever leaving Logan Circle.
Continue reading Report: Protest in Solidarity With #J20 Defendents at #DC Superior Court
Everyone who wants a free world: we need you to show up to win this fight.
Rally To Defend J20 Resistance, Monday November 27, 8:00am – 9:30am EST. Courthouse at 500 Indiana Ave NW, in Washington DC.
Continue reading #DC November 27: Rally To Defend #J20 Resistance
Friday November 17, 2017, 03:30pm (EST), Towers Patio, Oakland (Ca).
Last year on November 17th, shortly after Trump’s election, around 100 students, workers and community members marched together in the streets of Oakland to demand an end to student debt and protest Trump’s election.
Continue reading #Oakland November 17: Rally and Walkout at Pitt – Disarm Pitt Police
With the election of Donald “Orange is the New White” Trump, there has been a new outpouring of social justice activity across the United States. The Women’s March, airport demonstrations in support of immigrants and refugees, the People’s Climate March, millions of dollars in new donations to the American Civil Liberties Union are all part of this bump in activity. Even Keith Olbermann is now calling his show “The Resistance!”
Continue reading Welcome to the Party, Liberals!
Today, Jeff Sessions speaking on behalf of the Trump Administration, announced that it will be advising the Department of Homeland Security to begin an “orderly, lawful wind-down” of the DACA program.
Continue reading #DefendDaca Walk Outs & Protests Grow As #Trump Attacks #DACA
On Saturday, September 9th at 2PM in Oscar Grant Plaza, Oakland, we invite all undacamented folks, families and allies to join us in a rally and march to show love and support for #DACA. We must show those affected that we stand with them, and those making the decision that we’ve already made it for them. We are here to stay!
Image: Artwork by Susan Simensky Bietila
Continue reading September 9: #DefendDACA Action in #Oakland