Video of Adam Kokesh dance flash mob at Jefferson Memorial, June 4, 2011

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English: Adam Kokesh one of several indivduals arrested after a nonviolent protest against the Iraq war in the Senate Hart Office Building, Washington, DC. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

on Jun 4, 2011

In Washington DC, hundreds of people have been dancing at the Jefferson Memorial claiming they are exercising their first amendment rights. It comes after last week RT America host Adam Kokesh and four others were arrested by the police for dancing at the same spot.

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Adam Kokesh, Medea Benjamin and others arrested for dancing! + Kokesh interview + Police State Shakedown

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Updated: May 29, 2011; added interview with Adam Kokesh. Updated: May 30, 2011; added 2 videos.

English: Adam Kokesh one of several indivduals...

Adam Kokesh one of several indivduals arrested after a nonviolent protest against the Iraq war in the Senate Hart Office Building, Washington, DC. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

on May 28, 2011

On May 28, 2011 Television host Adam Kokesh and several other activists participating in a flash-mob were arrested at the publicly-funded Thomas Jefferson Memorial. Their crime? Silently dancing, in celebration of the first amendment’s champion; a clear violation of their right to free-expression. In an excessive use of force, video was captured of Adam being body slammed and placed in a choke for his non-crime.

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Rev. Lennox Yearwood: Arrest Bush, Not Rev! + ANSWER Coalition’s Press Conference of Sept. 12, 2007

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liamh2 On September 12, 2007, the ANSWER Coa…

On September 12, 2007, the ANSWER Coalition presented a Press Conference at which it announced its plans for the massive September 15th Mass March and Die-In to be held in Washington, D.C. One of the speakers at the conference was the Rev. Lennox Yearwood. He was introduced by Brian Becker of the ANSWER Coalition. Rev. Yearwood is the CEO and President, Hip Hop Caucus. On September 10th, he was viciously assaulted by six Capitol Hill cops and sustained serious injuries. He said: “The lights went out for me” for a while when he was being beaten. But that when he came back to the light, he joined the chorus of supporters who were then shouting: “Arrest Bush, not Rev.” For background on the Sept. 15th rally, please see: http://www.ANSWERCoalition.org. The press conference was held at the National Press Club, in the “Murrow Room,” (located just a few blocks east of the White House), in Washington, D.C.

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