[fla-left] [news] Detroit passes "anti-anarchist" laws(fwd)
CharlesB at SPAMCNCL.ci.detroit.mi.us
Wed May 31 12:00:03 MDT 2000
Yea, I was sitting here listening to them when they did it. Some of the restrictions
I get to think global and act local.
OAS, Imperialism in the Western Hemisphere.
>>> Michael Hoover <hoov at freenet.tlh.fl.us> 05/31/00 01:21PM >>>
Hey Charles B. any comment?... Michael Hoover
> US, Detroit passes "anti-anarchist" laws
> [Beneath this article: "After raucous debate, police are given guidelines to
> 'protect' community during Windsor conference"]
> >From "Active Transformation" <activetrans at hotmail.com>
> Date Mon, 29 May 2000 02:42:07 -0400
> A - I N F O S N E W S S E R V I C E
> Detroit- In hopes to intimidate and scare off upcoming protests against
> the OAS and FTAA meetings in Windsor the Detroit City Council on Friday
> passed 2 laws clearly geared at taking away people rights to assemble.
> In a near secret meeting the council went over 4 proposals to limit the
> rights of demonstrators from June 1st thru 6th. They ranged from not being
> allowed to have water bottles downtown to not being able wear masks and
> hoods. Because of protesters presence and pressure on the council only 2 of
> the measures have passed.
> It is now illegal on June 1st thru 6th to wear masks or hoods in the
> inner city, and it is illegal to fill small gas cans with gasoline unless an
> emergency requires it. Both laws are under appeal.
> The Detroit areas large Muslim population has also vowed to stand along
> side the protesters to have the laws overturned.
> These laws have added to the increased harassment and intimidation that
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