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Wednesday, 31 July 2013

2 vital solidarity actions Wed 7-31; 8:30 Inglewood, 12 dwntwn L.A. Fed Bldg

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People will pack the Inglewood Courthouse, at One Regent Street in Inglewood (one block south of Florence between La Brea and Fir) on Wednesday, July 31 at 8:30 AM, in courtroom 02A, to demand Justice for Etana and Mecca Shakur, two Black Riders Liberation Party comrade sisters, who defended themselves against a racist assault by the Inglewood PD while doing community work, and are falsely charged with alleged assault and Battery on a police officer.

The Hands Off Africa Movement, initiated by the BRLP, is demanding Hands Off Etana and Mecca Shakur, drop all charges! The campaign, which is on-going, is organizing for Justice for Trayvon, support for the prison hunger strikers, to free all political prisoners, and to withdraw all racist US/NATO forces from Africa. They also demand Hands Off Assata Shakur and Cuba.

For more information, contact the BRLP at 323-289-4457, or BlackRiders1996@gmail.com. Endorsed by the Council of Ujima and the Inter-communal Solidarity Committee.

Join family members, Danny Glover, Mike Farrell & religious leaders at a Solidarity Fast
Rally & Press Conference
Wednesday, July 31st
12 noon  2pm
Downtown Los Angeles Federal Building
300 N. Los Angeles Street, LA 90012
On Wednesday July 31st, people around the world will fast and take other peaceful non-violent action in solidarity with the California Prisoner Hunger Strikers. Join family members of hunger strikers along with James Cromwell, Angela Davis, Mike Farrell, Danny Glover, Elliott Gould, Chris Hedges, Alice Walker, and Cornel West. We fast knowing that the criminalization that killed Trayvon Martin, and the criminalization that justifies the torture of prisoners in solitary confinement, are one and the same.We fast in solidarity with the demands of the hunger strikers. And we fast to get justice for Trayvon and for people of every gender, race and religion who have been killed by state and vigilante violence. Support efforts everywhere for Justice for Trayvon Martin.

“We have taken up this hunger strike and work stoppage... not only to improve our own conditions but also an act of solidarity with all prisoners and oppressed people around the world.”   Hunger Strikers in the Short Corridor Collective at Pelican Bay State Prison SHU

Actions so far in: England, Germany, the US (Jackson MI, Los Angeles, Oakland CA, Philadelphia PA, Santa Cruz CA).
For more information, contact: 323 646-1269; 424 744-1156

“Hunger for Justice” convened by members of: Alexandria House; Alliance for Global Justice; Anti-Racist Action-LA; Brandywine Peace Community; California Families to Abolish Solitary Confinement; California Coalition for Women Prisoners; California Prisoner Solidarity Coalition; Californians United for a Responsible Budget (CURB); Coalition to End Sheriff Violence in L.A. Jails; Critical Resistance; DCFS/DHS-Give Us Back Our Children; Ecosocialist Horizons, Every Mother is a Working Mother Network; FACTS Education Fund; Fair Chance Project; Flying Over Walls; Formerly Incarcerated and Convicted People's Movement/ Nat’l; Freedom Archives; Global Women’s Strike; Hank Jones - San Francisco 8; Homies Unidos; Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace; International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network; LA Laborfest; LACAN; Lives Worth Saving Gang Intervention; Malcolm X Grassroots Movement; Martin Luther King Coalition of Greater LA; National Hood Alliance; Ordinary People's Society/ Alabama; Palestinian Youth Movement; Payday men’s network; Peter Laarman/Progressive Christians Uniting and Justice not Jails; Prodigal Child Project, Alabama; Project South; Queer Strike; Rev. Louis Logan; Ruckus Society, Scientific Soul Sessions; Sin Barras; Theresa Shoatz - Maroon Philly Committee; Transgender, Gender-Variant, Intersex Justice; US PROStitutes Collective; White Noise Collective; Women of Color/Global Women’s Strike; Youth Justice Coalition.

Follow-up: Sunday, August 4 at 1:00 PM, the Inter-Communal Solidarity Committee (including Break the Lock, Turning the Tide, Hood Health and George Jackson Freedom School programs) will have its monthly meeting at the Left Side Lounge, 1905 Rodeo Rd. between Arlington and Western (just south of the Metro Expo Line); followed at 4:00 PM by a Jericho Amnesty Movement chapter meeting with letter-writing to political prisoners. For more info, call 323-636-7388.


Free All Political Prisoners!

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