Camp Casey SF Told to Leave

 
8:35 update Camp Casey is still there. David Solnit was teaching a workshop around 7:30pm, ANSWER was handing out leaflets, and NION was there, as well. The police have not returned, but Ross Mirkarimi did come by. A candlelight vigil is planned for 9pm, and an Interfaith Prayer Circle led by Fr. Louie Vitale, of St. Bonifice Church is scheduled for 10:30am on Sunday.

On Saturday, August 20th at 4:45pm, the police reportedly told the campers at Camp Casey SF, next to the War Memorial Building, to take down their tents as well as their signs that are on the fence near the building. The campers were given a 30 minute deadline. Police suggested that the protesters spend the chilly night in their cars, although this would not work for supporters who had taken public transit or who use wheelchairs. Read more

Camp Casey San Francisco plans to last from 12pm on Saturday to 12pm on Sunday. A 3pm rally was held with speakers from Military Families Speak Out. ( Photos: 1 | 2 | Audio ) Camp Ken is being held in San Jose on Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 10pm in Cesar Chavez Plaza. The camp was named after the son of local Gold Star mom Karen Ballard.

Read more on Indybay's Anti-War News Page

8:35 update Camp Casey is still there. David Solnit was teaching a workshop around 7:30pm, ANSWER was handing out leaflets, and NION was there, as well. The police have not returned, but Ross Mirkarimi did come by. A candlelight vigil is planned for 9pm, and an Interfaith Prayer Circle led by Fr. Louie Vitale, of St. Bonifice Church is scheduled for 10:30am on Sunday.

On Saturday, August 20th at 4:45pm, the police reportedly told the campers at Camp Casey SF, next to the War Memorial Building, to take down their tents as well as their signs that are on the fence near the building. The campers were given a 30 minute deadline. Police suggested that the protesters spend the chilly night in their cars, although this would not work for supporters who had taken public transit or who use wheelchairs. Read more

Camp Casey San Francisco plans to last from 12pm on Saturday to 12pm on Sunday. A 3pm rally was held with speakers from Military Families Speak Out. ( Photos: 1 | 2 | Audio ) Camp Ken is being held in San Jose on Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 10pm in Cesar Chavez Plaza. The camp was named after the son of local Gold Star mom Karen Ballard.

Read more on Indybay's Anti-War News Page

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