Our client, D’Andre, should have been able to stand on his own street corner and exercise his constitutional right to film police from a safe distance without retaliation. Instead, he wound up handcuffed and detained for four days.
Communities Deserve Better Than Bayonets and Grenade Launchers: The Defense 1033 Program Must End Now
The 1033 program is the vehicle that enables militarized responses against protestors, at the Southern border, and to advance the failed drug war.
All of us should be very concerned about the ramifications of President Trump's deployment of his enforcers to ABQ.
Ending Border Patrol’s long-standing abuses and impunity requires divestment, accountability, and removing the agency from U.S. communities.
Originally published in the Albuquerque Journal.