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Send a Letter to Cecily #Justice4Cecily

Posted 9 years ago on May 6, 2014, 4:13 p.m. EST by OccupyWallSt
Tags: police brutality, Justice4Cecily

Cecily McMillan was unjustly found guilty of 2nd degree assault charge, and will be in confinement until her May 19th sentencing. Cecily's current address is below, send her a letter of solidarity today!

Cecily McMillan

Book & Case Number 3101400431

Rose M. Singer Center

19-19 Hazen Street

East Elmhurst, New York 11370

Sign this petition to demand her to be pardoned.


Jury Regrets Convicting Cecily McMillan (Zuccotti) Of Felony Assault Of An Officer

Posted 9 years ago on May 6, 2014, 1:58 p.m. EST by OccupyWallSt
Tags: Justice4Cecily

Occupy trial juror describes shock at activist's potential prison sentence

A member of the jury that convicted Occupy protester Cecily McMillan of felony assault against an officer yesterday now tells the Guardian he or she regrets their verdict. “I’m very remorseful about it,” the unidentified juror said. “Most just wanted her to do probation, maybe some community service. But now what I’m hearing is seven years in jail? That’s ludicrous. Even a year in jail is ridiculous.”


Take a moment to sign this petition for her pardon and release.

Cecil McMillan's supporters accused Judge Ronald Zweibel of repeatedly siding with prosecutors and showing hostility to the defence team and their supporters. Zweibel barred Stolar from citing past claims of violent conduct by Bovell. When supporters entered court wearing paper hearts on their chests in an attempted show of solidarity, the judge furiously sent out the jury and ordered a police officer to confiscate the hearts. When a handful chuckled from the gallery at McMillan’s bashful recounting of her university days in Wisconsin, Zweibel ordered them to shut up.

After expressing vague anger during a courtroom sidebar about a Guardian report last month that his court was struggling to find jurors who were not biased against to Occupy, Zweibel went on to impose a total gag order on Stolar and Rebecca Heinegg, McMillan’s second attorney, because of a seemingly innocuous remark Stolar made to the New York Times. McMillan’s supporters described this as a violation of their first amendment rights.



"We now serve a people’s warrant for arrest on Albuquerque Police Chief Gorden!"—People's Justice in ABQ

Posted 9 years ago on May 6, 2014, 11:46 a.m. EST by OccupyWallSt
Tags: PeoplesJustice, APQ

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Angry protesters took over an Albuquerque City Council meeting Monday night, calling for immediate change at APD, the ousting of both Albuquerque’s Police Chief and Mayor and more.

The meeting got out of control quickly about an hour after it started. Things got so chaotic and unruly that Chief Gorden Eden left and city councilors canceled the meeting.


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The scene was unlike anything many people have seen in recent memory inside the council chambers. One person even tried to serve APD Chief Gorden Eden with a warrant for his arrest.

“This is no longer your meeting, this is the people’s meeting. This is democracy in action!” said protester David Correia to the city council.

“We have no control of this meeting! So if this is your meeting, go ahead,” said Albuquerque City Council President Ken Sanchez.

The meeting started like any other, but quickly deteriorated just after 6 p.m. during public comment. That’s when protesters took complete control, pushing many councilors to abandon their seats and leaving citizens to sit in their seats.


On May 19, Justice Is In Your Hands! #Justice4Cecily.