[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.

- Joe



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