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Prosecutors Smearing Dead ‘Cop City’ Activist by Publicizing Their Diary, Organizers Say

Georgia police killed Manuel “Tortuguita” Terán on Jan. 18 as Terán was protesting against Cop City, the massive police training facility under construction in Weelaunee Forest in Atlanta. But, now that prosecutors have mass-charged activists in an unprecedented use of

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Atlanta, Egypt, and Israel police forces share ‘crowd control’ weapons and military-industrial techniques

This week, Atlanta police officers armed with riot gear used tear gas canisters and smoke grenades against nonviolent protesters during a Block Cop City action. Harmful LRAD machines also made an appearance. This article contains additional reporting from Adjoa Danso,

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Direct action network Palestine Action US disrupts Bank of New York Mellon’s Atlanta location

Organizers say today’s action is in solidarity with Atlanta’s struggle to stop Cop City following the Block Cop City direct action yesterday. ATLANTA—This afternoon, direct action network Palestine Action US disrupted operations at Bank of New York Mellon’s Atlanta office

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