#disruptJ20

Why am I facing 75 years in prison?

  • Posted on: 3 July 2017
  • By: thecollective

From Al Jazeera by Carlo Piantini

On January 20th, during the inauguration of Donald Trump, the DC Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) violently and indiscriminately attacked scores of protesters, journalists, legal observers, medics, and bystanders in the vicinity of an anti-fascist/anti-capitalist march. The MPD trapped, or "kettled", more than 200 people, arresting them on a single felony riot charge with a boilerplate affidavit.

Protesters Face 80 Years as US Attorney Brings Unprecedented Mass Felony Charges

  • Posted on: 30 June 2017
  • By: thecollective

From Unicorn Riot

Washington, DC – Dozens of the over two hundred people arrested protesting President Trump’s inauguration on January 20 (‘J20’) have appeared in court over the last two weeks.

society