[FoRK] Guantanamo By The Hudson; Asses of Evil
Joseph S. Barrera III
joe at barrera.org
Thu Sep 2 12:06:50 PDT 2004
Justin Mason wrote:
> However the NYC orange-netting technique goes beyond that.
> Reportedly, the cops pick a block, erect orange plastic netting all
> around it, then detain everyone -- including passers-by, people who
> live there, press, everyone -- inside the netting. They can then be
> taken to little Gitmo, kept there for up to 72 hours without access
> to a phone or lawyer, then be released without charge (or with
> trivial charges like "traffic obstruction").
Sort of reminds me of the "scooper" scenes in Soylent Green.
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