Rebel Diaz Arrested! Hip Hop youth activists assaulted by NYPD

 
Rodrigo and Gonzalo Venegas, La Peña del Bronx youth and
with the musical group called Rodstarz were near their
house today, Wednesday, June 18, 2008 in the afternoon.
When they noticed police officers harassing a street
vendor nearby.

Rebel Diaz with rapper
Rebel Diaz with rapper "Common"
Rebel Diaz Arrested- Rally 6PM- 41 Precinct Bx 1035 Longwood Ave, Take the # 6 to Longwood


Alert! Alert!

La Peña del Bronx youth brutalized by the Bronx cops
today.

Rodrigo and Gonzalo Venegas, La Peña del Bronx youth and
with the musical group called Rodstarz were near their
house today, Wednesday, June 18, 2008 in the afternoon.
When they noticed police officers harassing a street
vendor nearby.

They went to give aid to the street vendor and were
subsequently beaten, detained and taken to 41st Precinct in
the Bronx under the direction of Captain McHugh.

La Peña del Bronx is urging folks to call the 41st Precint
at 718.542.4771, stating that the community is with the
Venegas brothers and to demand that the NYPD release them.

The Justice Committee, MXGM and Micheal Warren have been
contacted.

For more information contact La Peña del Bronx at the
following: e-mail:  lapena2006@hotmail.com
Tel:718-292-6137

Stay tuned.

Song at:

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Dr05tXktSo

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