SF Grand Jury Targets G8 Protest & Independent Journalist

 
Yet another Federal Grand Jury targeting local activists has been convened. The apparent reason is to investigate the anti-G8 protest held in the Mission District on July 8, 2005, during which a local police officer was injured. Charges against three people in connection with the protest are pending. Independent journalist Josh Wolf, a frequent poster to Indybay, has been subpoenaed to provide his unedited videotape of the demonstration. The National Lawyers Guild is representing Josh Wolf and has filed a motion to quash the subpoena on several grounds including that the FBI is on an illegal "fishing expedition."

Read More on Indybay's Independent Media, Global Justice, and San Francisco News Pages

Yet another Federal Grand Jury targeting local activists has been convened. The apparent reason is to investigate the anti-G8 protest held in the Mission District on July 8, 2005, during which a local police officer was injured. Charges against three people in connection with the protest are pending. Independent journalist Josh Wolf, a frequent poster to Indybay, has been subpoenaed to provide his unedited videotape of the demonstration. The National Lawyers Guild is representing Josh Wolf and has filed a motion to quash the subpoena on several grounds including that the FBI is on an illegal "fishing expedition."

Read More on Indybay's Independent Media, Global Justice, and San Francisco News Pages

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