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This is an interview done by Janet while in FDR Park during the DNC waiting for Jill Stein to speak.  While speaking to Salvatore another lady (Martha Rollins) spoke up and gave her rendition of what happened.   Martha was there with Code Pink at the time of Berta’s murder. Interesting and somewhat disturbing!

In her final days, Berta Cáceres was bombarded with texts and calls warning her to give up the fight against the Agua Zarca dam, or else.

Berta Caceres death

Salvatore on Berta’s death

Martha (Code Pink) on Berta’s death

 

DNC and Code Pink

July 27th, 2016 | Posted by Occupy The Roads in DNC | Philadelphia - (0 Comments)
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The “Code Pink” women managed another protest  at the DNC, where signs were unfurled and a message was told.  That message:  Free the Whistle Blowers! & Stop the Drones!

All was good until they found Crystal (who blocked a few views) then escorted her into the lobby area where they then circled her with 8 or more security goons.

Crystal was nervous since they were detaining her without charging.  Immediate I asked why she was being detained when there were others who had been holding signs up in the convention (more…)

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Today more than 10,000 people lined the streets of Philly to protest for clean energy and responsible ways to take care of mother earth.  It was a spectacle of great proportions as protestors took to the streets with their message.   It was an honor to be part of this and then to take part in the Bernie Sanders march (with the ‘V’) rolling through the streets of Philly to chants and cheers as we headed to FDR park to meet those braves souls who walked the 3;5 miles to get there.

Certainly this stuff would not have been covered by the regular media, who continue to minimize the importance of our movements for change.  The day ended with (more…)