Memorial piece for Jordan Feder, who died immediately following the Miami police state. A beautiful piece written by a friend and fellow fighter. author: Pete Spina, contributed by dadanarchist 9 January 2004 It is November 23, 2003. At around 11 p.m. we load into our van, ready to leave Johnston Memorial Hospital in Smithfield, North… Continue reading We Laughed at Danger (and Broke All the Rules)
Mayor says repression was a “model for homeland security” By Jennifer Van Bergen 26 November 2003 Tens of thousands of demonstrators who came to Miami last week to protest the Free Trade Agreement of the Americas (FTAA) ministerial meetings met with police harassment, provocation, and brutality. More than 100 protesters were treated for injuries, 12… Continue reading Police violence at Miami FTAA protest
From Worker Date Wed, 7 Jan 2004 14:20:32 +0100 (CET) ________________________________________________ A – I N F O S N E W S S E R V I C E News about and of interest to anarchists http://ainfos.ca/ http://ainfos.ca/index24.html ________________________________________________ The Northeastern Federation of Anarcho-Communists joins our comrades in Anti-Racist Action in remembering Jordan Matthew Feder,… Continue reading US, Jordan Matthew Feder – PRESENTE! – Habituary – by Anti-Racist Action New Jersey
For those of us who participated in the protests against the FTAA, the Free Trade Area of the Americas, in Miami the third week in November, it?s a bit hard to feel victorious. We are bruised, battered, worried about companeros still in jail, and grieving for the Jordan Feder, a young medic who died of meningitis after the action. We?ve been harassed, arrested, tear gassed, pepper sprayed, hit, beaten, assaulted, lied about, and in some cases literally tortured and sexually assaulted in jail, and we?ve stared directly into the naked red gaze of the New American Fascism.
Investigations Demanded on Police Actions by Orin Langelle/Global Justice Ecology Project The Ministerial Summit on the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) ended Nov. 20, a day early, with a watered-down version of the proposed trade pact, as police clashed with protesters in Miami’s streets. As trade ministers from 34 countries discussed a neoliberal… Continue reading FTAA BEACHES IN MIAMI AS POLICE VIOLENCE ERUPTS
CORALIE CARLSON, Associated Press Thursday, November 27, 2003 MIAMI — A volunteer medic who treated injured demonstrators at the Free Trade Area of the Americas meeting last week died Wednesday of a strain of bacterial meningitis, sparking a health investigation to determine whether others were exposed. The 23-year-old New Jersey man, whose name was not… Continue reading FTAA protester’s death sparks meningitis outbreak concerns
A volunteer medic who treated injured demonstrators at a free-trade meeting last week died Wednesday of bacterial meningitis, sparking an investigation to determine whether others were exposed. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday that no other cases had been confirmed. Forty to 45 people who had close contact with the victim were… Continue reading Medic Dies of Meningitis After Treating Protesters