Author Archives: antirepression-committee

Court Support needed tomorrow January 23rd

COME SUPPORT ADAM WEATHERS  tomorrow at 9am Dept 11 at Rene C. Davidson courthouse (by the lake). This will be a bail reduction hearing and community support  can play an important factor in the judges decision.   Adam was arrested on J28 in front of the YMCA  with hundreds of other comrades while serving as a medic. He was brutalized by police, including being kicked in the head by his arresting officer. It has long been a practice of OPD to stick those they brutalize most with the most severe … Continued


Confronting the Many Faces of Repression

Rethinking Repression Over the past year, we have experienced many forms of overt police repression, from the camp eviction and night of tear gas on October 25th, to raids on the vigil, to snatch and grab squads on May Day.  We have come to expect the riot-clad police, with their batons and chemical weapons, although repression comes in other forms as well.  As a community, we have not been sufficiently attuned to these other faces of repression.  As the Anti-Repression Committee (ARC), we too have focused primarily on the overt … Continued



TONIGHT: Sunday, August 19 – 7:30pm Gather to bring in the sunset for our sister Tsega. Join us as we gather at the site of Tsega’s murder for a candlight vigil and open mic. Lake Merritt (on Grand Avenue between Harrison and Bay, near Fairy Land) “I didn’t come to die. I came to sunshine.” REST in POWER TSEGA! 38769


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


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: 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


Court Support Calendar 5/28-6/1

5/29: 1 felony arraignment at 2pm in 112 5/30: 1 felony arraignment in Dept. 11 at Rene Davidson, 9am 1 pretrial hearing at 9am in Dept. 104, Wiley Manuel 5/31: 1 prelim hearing in 104, Wiley Manuel 6/1: 2 arraignments in 107 from the farm 32404


Update on Kali’s Sentencing

KALI’S SENTENCING Kali had a hearing this morning in Pleasanton where he plead to a deal negotiated by his public defender. He plead no contest to one felony count of 241.1 (assault on a custodial officer), with a sentence of 2 years. He also admitted to one prior “strike” for the purposes of sentencing, therefore doubling the two year sentence. He has thus agreed to 4 years of state time (the original offer was 6 years) at 80% time served (meaning he has to actually serve 80% of those 4 … Continued


Charges Dismissed against the Ice Cream 3

PRESS RELEASE This morning, felony robbery and hate crime charges were dismissed against Occupy Oakland activists, Nneka Crawford, Michael Davis & Randolph Wilkins. The three defendants commend the District Attorney’s office for dismissing these charges in the interest of justice, and encourage the Alameda County District Attorney’s office to continue to dismiss future cases that are without merit. Ms. Crawford said: “These dismissals are very telling of how the Oakland Police Department operates. I hope everyone realizes that despite how horrible the charges sounded,the presumption of innocence is really, really … Continued


Court Support Calendar 5/21-5-25: UPDATED

5/22: Pretrial hearing for Kali in Dept 704 of Gale-Schenone Hall of Justice (Pleasanton), 9am. 5/23: One comrade in Dept 115 of Wiley Manuel, 9am. 5/24: SENTENCING HEARING FOR JESUS, Dept 14, Rene Davidson, 9am. Two comrades in 104 for pretrial at Wiley, 9am. One arrested at the farm, one arrested on May Day. 5/25: One comrade in Dept 111 of Wiley Manuel, 9am. chris in dept 112, 2pm, wiley manuel (arraignment). 31820