Civil Liberites/Constitution

State Department Arrests Venezuelan Embassy Protectors (Video)

A small army of DC police, Secret Service and State Department security, some in tactical gear, take away the remaining four members of the Embassy Protection Collective from the Embassy of Venezuela. Attorney Mara Verhayden-Hilliard describes the potential consequences of the US administration violating a foreign embassy.

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Pro-Guaido Protesters and Thugs Protected by the Secret Service Descend on the Venezuelan Embassy (Video)

Guaido supporters rally in front of the Venezuelan Embassy calling for the removal of the Embassy Protection Collective. Secret Service has allowed them control of the front door of the embassy and also full access to the back door where they are free to harrass, intimidate and block anyone trying to enter the embassy or record their actions. Supporters of the embassy residents have been corralled to the opposite side of the street, giving opposition thugs complete control of the perimeter of the embassy.

Black Lives Matter DCMPD 1st District Protest FullHD 60p

Video of Speakers at the April 4 Protest in front of the 1st District DCMPD headquarters YouTube Link

From the Press release:

 

The Shortwave Report 04/12/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK World Radio Japan, and Sputnik Radiohttp://www.outfarpress.com/swr190412.mp3        From CUBA- A few hours ago Julian Assange was removed from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and charged in court for conspiracy at the request of the US Justice department.

Nobody Is Above the Law Rally Lafayette Park Full Video

#ReleaseTheReport protest at the White House, Washington DC

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Speakers include:

Rochelle Rice - National Anthem

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)

Rep. Jerry Nadler (NY-10)

CAP (Neera Tanden, President)

PFAW (Diallo Brooks, Senior Director of Outreach and Public Engagement)

Common Cause (Marilyn Carpinteyro, Vice President of Programs and Strategy)

Democracy 21 (Fred Wertheimer, President)

CREW (Noah Bookbinder, Executive Director)

Rally Against Chelsea Manning Federal Grand Jury Summons

Rally Against Chelsea Manning Federal Grand Jury Summons

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM EST

401 Courthouse Square, Alexandria, VA 22314

Chelsea Manning gets grand jury subpeona

Federal grand jury witch-hunters are at it again: This time they have subpeonaed Chelsea Manning to appear before a Federal grand jury in Virginia on March 5. She has declared she will use "every available avenue to challenge this subpeona."

To learn more about Chelsea Resists or to donate to Chelsea’s legal defense visit: https://actionnetwork.org/fundraising/chelsea-manning-needs-legal-funds-...

Pay the Workers, Furlough Trump!

Labor leaders joined federal workers in a protest against the ongoing federal government shutdown. After giving speeches in front of the national AFL-CIO headquarters, demonstrators took their message directly to the White House just a block away. 

YouTube Stream of White House March
YouTube Stream of Speeches 1
YouTube Stream of Speeches 2

YouTube Stream of Speeches 3

Video: 2018-the year in activism

Video-2018 in activism 18 min 25 sec

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