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Police brutality & violent arrest of CodePink activist in Denver

by Randgrithr
Thu Aug 28, 2008 at 06:21:23 AM PDT
Rocky Mountain News has the video provided by George Kochaniec Jr. of an unidentified Denver... "cop", and I use that word as lightly as it applies, brutalizing 24-year-old Alicia Forrest of CodePink and then later arresting her for no known reason, dragging her off as she tries to respond to interview questions.
Alicia was arrested on Tuesday and held for five hours, then went through another two hours of questioning with the Denver Police Internal Affairs Department. CodePink was told that the "cop" has been pulled from protest duty and will not be permitted to interact with protesters, but no other known discipline against the piece of work is pending. Alicia is reportedly fine physically and in touch with a lawyer from the People's Law Project.

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Police overreaction to legitimate protest seems to be a problem that is getting totally out of hand....in the U.S. and in Canada. If you follow the link there is video. Tom

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