[News] Puerto Rican students arrested for slogans

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Fri Feb 24 15:18:46 EST 2006


Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 16:08:58 -0400
Subject: [bieke_pr] SOLIDARIDAD DESDE VIEQUES CON ESTUDIANTES ARRESTADOS
Reply-To: bieke_pr-owner at yahoogroups.com



English summary: 4 law students were charged for painting slogans such as
"Puerto Rico must be respected" and "FBI out" near the entrance to the US
Homeland Security Dept offices located in the former (and supposedly
demilitarized) Air force base in Aguadilla (northwest corner of Puerto
Rico). On Friday Feb 23 at 1 pm PR time the students will appear before a PR
court system judge (they were arrested by PR police), but will also bring up
the intervention against them  US officials. Pro-independence groups will
picket the Aguadilla district court on Monday, Feb 27 at noon. (expressions
of support may be sent to the contacts listed below, and/or via
Raulmax at aol.com)

                                           Comunicado de Prensa
                                   Coordinadora Rompiendo el Perimetro
                                                 Zona Oeste

A cuatro estudiantes de derecho se le someteran cargos por pintar consignas
alusivas a la marcha del domingo 26 de febrero en contra de los actos
repressivos del FBI.

Consignas tales como "Puerto Rico se Respeta" y Fuera FBI" fueron pintadas
frente a la entrada principal de las oficinas de Homeland Security en
Aguadilla.

Los estudiantes Rafael Cancel Vazquez, Rafael Espasa Garcia de la Facultad
de Derecho de la UPR y los estudiantes Cesar Perez y Carlos Rivera de la
Facultad de Derecho Eugenio Maria de Hostos compareceran ante un magistrado
local por las intervenciones contra ellos de agentes federales y estatales
hoy 23 de febrero a la 1:00 pm en el Tribunal de Aguadilla.

Agrupaciones independentistas de la zona montaran un piquete el lunes 27 de
febrero a las 12:00 pm frente al Centro Judicial de Aguadilla.

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