11 May '11, 1am

All Charges Dropped Against DOI 21 #reclaimpower #powershift #wearepowerful

All Charges Dropped Against DOI 21 #reclaimpower #powershift #wearepowerful

Update from Washington D.C.: The Department of Interior dropped charges for the 21 arrested during Reclaim Power March April 18. On April 18th, a thousand people marched to the Dept. of Interior in an unpermitted march, organized by Rising Tide North America and Peaceful Uprising, singing “We Shall Overcome.” Hundreds stormed the building’s lobby for a multi-hour occupation which resulted in 21 arrests . Today was their arraignment. All 21 were in court for our arraignment from all over the country. Some planned on going to trial. But then there was a strange turn. The Dept of Interior essentially dropped all charges. Here’s a first hand account from one of the DOI 21: “The court called us up front and, one by one, called us up to the clerk who gave us a paper which said, in part, “The US Attorney’s office for the District of Columbia or the office of the Attorney General ...

Full article: http://itsgettinghotinhere.org/2011/05/10/breaking-dept-o...

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