Anti-Repression Committee

Works with Occupy Legal to coordinate jail and medical support. Takes care of getting people out of jail, providing bail, packing the courtroom when people are being arraigned, and general solidarity and support work for those who have been brutalized by the police at Occupy Oakland.

antirepression@occupyoakland.org

Financial Statement from the Anti Repression Committee

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING for the ANTI REPRESSION COMMITTEE JULY 29, 2012 The following is a full accounting of all funds raised and spent by Occupy Oakland’s Anti Repression Committee (ARC) as of July 29, 2012. Anti Repression funds are only used for providing support for OO arrestees.   Total Funds Raised: $40,874.38 $20,000.00 – Occupy Wall Street Donation $19,464.38 – Funds raised through the ARC’s We Pay account and fundraising activities $480.00      – O100 Support Committee Donation $ 930.00     – Fundraiser event at the Starry Plough   Total Funds Spent: $21,020.14 … Continued

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Support Melvin, Chris (AKA Wildebeast) 7/30, and Tiffany 7/31 9am @ Wiley Manuel Courthouse Room 112

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Come to Support Melvin, Christopher Lorge (AKA Wildebeast) this Monday July 30th 2012 at 9AM and Tiffany Tran this Tuesday July 31th 2012 at 9AM at Wiley Manuel Courthouse Room 112 661 Washington Street Oakland, California 94607 -for directions click here or the images- COURT UPDATE!! 7/31/2012: “Court Update! After pushing all the way to trial, charges against Christopher Lorge AKA Wildebeast have been dismissed. Tiffany Tran was set to go to trial today as well. The DA offered another plea deal instead. Tiffany refused the deal and in response the … Continued

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IRREPRESSIBLE VOICES: A benefit for the Occupy Oakland Anti-Repression Committee 7/19/12 @8pm

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  IRREPRESSIBLE VOICES:  A benefit for the Occupy Oakland Anti-Repression Committee Featuring: Mad Noise, The 21st Century, Kent Decide Thursday July 19th.  8PM @ The Starry Plough Pub (21+) 3101 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA Suggested donation 5-20 dollars. Larger donations gladly accepted. No one turned away for inability to pay. All proceeds will go directly towards prisoner support and bail funds for Occupy’s political prisoners.   35274

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6/20 8:45 am – Pack the Court for Kali!

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Kali was originally arrested December 16th on minor misdemeanor charges, but because of a probation violation hold he was incarcerated for 4 days before any charges were formally filed. While most people would have been released from jail and asked to appear for a future court date given the minor nature of the misdemeanor charges, the DA denied Kali’s release because of the county’s assertion that he is homeless. At his arraignment Kali immediately notified the judge that he did have a residence and provided the address. The staff that … Continued

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Court Support 6/18-6/22

6.18: Chris in Dept 104, Wiley Manuel, 9-11am. 6.20: Kali’s sentencing. 8:45am Dept 513 Hayward Hall Of Justice 24405 Amador Street Hayward (Facebook event for more info: http://www.facebook.com/events/340403349362081/) 6.21: One comrade in dept 104, Wiley Manuel, 9am. Pretrial hearing. 6.22: One comrade in dept 104, Wiley Manuel, 9am. Preliminary hearing. 34320

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Community Control of Police Walking Tour – Lunch with the Sheriffs!

Occupy Oakland Foreclosure Defense Group with the Anti-Repression Committee offers a walking tour and info picket of cop and capital headquarters downtown. Friday, June 15th 11:30-1:30 Meet at 19th and Telegraph in the park. If the community had control over the police would thousands of of people be evicted under the threat of violence from armed sheriffs? If the community had control over the police would Alan Blueford, a 17 year old high school senior, have been shot dead in the street? Would his killer remain at large on paid … Continued

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Support Kali! Come to his sentencing! 6/20

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This is our last chance to support Kali before he is sent to a state prison for Occupying! On June 20, meet at 19th & Telegraph 7:30 am for the bus to Hayward, WEAR RED! Kali was originally arrested December 16th on minor misdemeanor charges, but because of a probation violation hold he was incarcerated for 4 days before any charges were formally filed. While most people would have been released from jail and asked to appear for a future court date given the minor nature of the misdemeanor charges, … Continued

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To Occupy Oakland, from Antirep

First of all, we would like to introduce ourselves to folks who do not already know us: We are the Anti-Repression Committee. What We DO: -We provide educational materials and workshops with Occupy Legal that seek to empower people against the repressive tactics of the State and its legal system. -We work to gain political and material support for people who were arrested as part of Occupy Oakland in and out of custody through letter writing and campaigns to pack the courtroom on certain court dates. -We help facilitate rides … Continued

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OPD is summoning witnesses via letter; What to do if you recieve one.

OPD has been sending people letters telling them that they may be a witness to criminal activity and asking them to come in.  It appears that these letters are being sent to people who were arrested on January 28th but there may be more we aren’t aware of. It is our understanding that these letters are NOT legally binding summons.  As always, we strongly urge you to exercise your right to remain silent, and to NOT speak with the police. This includes Internal Affairs (IA). Anything you say to IA … Continued

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