The Simulator: RNC EMERGENCY DISPATCH #1 + Raid Of Peace Protesters’ House

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Updated on this post: Anti-RNC activists respond to police raids, convergence space reopens + update

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RNC EMERGENCY DISPATCH #1

At 9:15 Friday night, the Saint Paul Police entered all doors of the RNC Convergence Space in St. Paul, MN with guns drawn. The Space serves as a community center and organizing space for the upcoming protests against the Republican National Convention. At the time of the raid, people were sitting down to dinner and watching a movie.

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“Arrested for conspiracy to commit a riot!” ~ Lo

Minneapolis Raid Of Peace Protesters, Bruce Nestor

Outside house being raided by Ramsey County Police in Minneapolis, Glenn Greenwald (Salon.com) and Jane Hamsher (firedoglake.com) talk with Bruce Nestor of the National Lawyers Guild who lives in the neighborhood and is representing one of the protesters.

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Crackdown begins: Food Not Bombs house among Saturday raids

By Paul Schmelzer 8/30/08 9:41 AM

MnIndy RNC reporter Jeff Severns Guntzel is at the Minneapolis Food Not Bombs house, which was raided by police this morning. Facts are still coming in, but Guntzel says that at 8 a.m. neighbors near the home, located at 2301 23rd Avenue South, reported hearing a loud bang followed by yelling. A single police squad car was parked out front. When Guntzel arrived he saw eight or nine officers enter the house in what he says is a joint operation between officers of the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Department, the Minneapolis Police Department, and the FBI. According to one witness who was in the house at the time of the raid, the action is related to last night’s raid on the RNC Welcoming Committee’s “convergence space.” Several other spaces have been raided this morning.

Minnesota Independent: News. Politics. Media. » Crackdown begins: Food Not Bombs house among Saturday raids.

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