Monthly Archives: January 2015

Park Service killing deer in Montgomery County, MD section of Rock Creek Park

While the NPS has finished killing deer in Rock Creek Park for the seasion, the Maryland National Capitol Park Police have started shooting deer themselves on the MD side of the state line. On Jan 28, activists tracked the man … Continue reading

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Mock arrest of Darren Wilson after Dept of Justice refuses civil rights charges

On the 26th of January, the weekly Monday vigil for those murdered by police featured Code Pink staging a mock arrest of Darren Wilson while speakers condemned the so-called Dept of Justice for refusing to recommend civil rights charges be … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter rally and march in Silver Spring

On the 24th of January, civil rights protesters showed up in Silver Spring, MD next to the outdoor skating rink by the Civic Center. Although this small group was entirely peaceful, heavily armored Montgomery County cops and three cop cars … Continue reading

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Cops arrest activist after civil rights protesters confront National Mayor’s Winter Meeting

On the 21st of January, civil rights protesters showed up outside the National Mayor’s Winter Meeting at the Capitol Hilton. They were demanding accountability for killer cops and police brutality. DC cops arrested an activist they deemed an organizer as … Continue reading

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Reclaim MLK march shuts down Chinatown, marches on DOJ over police brutality

On the 19th of January,a Reclaim MLK March set out from the White House for the Department of Justice. More than once it was called the Department of Injustice for failing to investigate the continuing police murders of mostly African-American … Continue reading

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Amnesty International protests flogging of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi

On the evening of Jan 16, Amnesty International showed up outside the embassy of Saudi Arabia. A Saudi cultural event was about to start inside, and Amnesty was there to remind everyone that the Saudi monarchy needs to cancel the … Continue reading

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DC Ferguson shuts down AM Rush Hour an MLK’s actual birthday

The 15th of January is Martin Luther King’s actual birthday. On that day in 2015, DC Ferguson marched into AM rush hour traffic and shut it down for many blocks in all directions of the protest. Police redirection of traffic … Continue reading

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