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D.C. cops used ‘rape as punishment’ after Inauguration Day mass arrests, lawsuit says

  • Posted on: 25 June 2017
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

Wide array of unconstitutional tactics alleged in suit over chilling round-up that hit peaceful protesters, journalists, and anarchists alike.

When black-clad marchers began smashing windows in Washington, D.C., on Inauguration Day, the city’s police force — reputedly the best in the country at upholding protesters’ rights during disruptive demonstrations — went nuclear.

Some Inauguration Day Arrestees Pledge To Reject Any Plea Deal Offers From Prosecutors

  • Posted on: 15 April 2017
  • By: SUDS

Of the 214 people indicted on a felony rioting charge in connection with Inauguration Day demonstrations, one has taken a plea deal so far. Arrestees with cases pending have been circulating a statement pledging not to make a deal with the government.

Who Are These Protesters In Black And Why Are They Smashing Things?

  • Posted on: 22 January 2017
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

From DCist - BY NATHAN TEMPEY

Police have arrested more than 90 people so far today in D.C., many of them masked, black-clad hooligans who videos show swarming the streets carrying anarchist flags and smashing bank and Starbucks windows. They also may be responsible for setting a limousine on fire.