9/1: Press conference announcing lawsuits against the City for abuses during RNC protests

LOCATION at Shepard Road and Chestnut Street in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Coinciding with the one-year anniversary of the 2008
Republican National Convention (RNC) in St. Paul, Minnesota, two separate civil lawsuits will be filed today. The press conference will take place at the site of a mass arrests of over 200 people on September 1, 2008, which is the subject a class action suit against the City of St. Paul. The other lawsuit being filed addresses the preemptive raid on a St. Paul home (on Iglehart Ave) where activists detained by police while the house was searched, just two days before the RNC took place.

Please come out and show your solidarity – and help hold St. Paul accountable!