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Free Pancho Now!

Demand that Barbara Lee order ICE to lift the immigration ban on Pancho! Francisco “Pancho” Ramos-Stierle was arrested while meditating at the Oscar Grant Plaza during the second early morning raid on the Occupy Oakland encampment on November 14th. He is currently being held by the Oakland Police Department on $10,000 bail and they plan to turn him over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for immediate deportation. He could be sent to Arizona as soon as tommorrow morning. That means we need to act now! Pancho is an Oakland … Continued


Veterans March Against Police Brutality

Friday November 11 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM 14th & BROADWAY, OSCAR GRANT PLAZA, Amphitheater As part of Veterans Day, veterans will be leading a march against police brutality on November 11th, 2011 in Oakland. We will start with a press conference and rally with an update and statement from Scott Olsen at Oscar Grant Plaza starting at 4pm. We welcome all veterans of the 99% to lead the way and all supporters to join us as we march the streets. We march not only for injured veterans Scott Olsen, … Continued


Man Killed at 14th and Broadway

A man was shot and killed outside of Tully’s just before 5pm this evening. Occupy Oakland medics were the first on the scene to try and assist the victim. Others formed a circle around the victim to prevent gawkers and media people from interfering with emergency procedures. Oakland police now have the area marked off with yellow tape. Our condolences and greatest sympathies go out to the man’s family and friends. Come down to support the occupation now — bring candles and flowers to show solidarity with victims of violence. … Continued