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Defend J20 Resistance

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On January 20th, 230 people were mass arrested during demonstrations against Donald Trump's Inauguration. The arrests were made by use of a "kettle" technique of individuals on the corners of L and 12th Street, without orders to disperse. 214 of these arrestees were charged under the Federal Riot Statute. On April 27th, multiple additional felony charges were added. The 211 remaining defendants could now face up to 75 years in prison.

DC: Rally To Defend J20 Resistance, November 27th

Nov 27th | 8 AM Social Media Event Here DC Courthouse at 500 Indiana Ave NW Everyone who wants a free world: we need you to show up to win this fight. On January 20, 2017, tens of...

Call-In Campaign to #DropJ20

194 people are still facing 60 years in prison after being mass arrested by police at Trump's Inauguration and charged with multiple felonies. With the first trial starting on Monday, November 20th, we need...

How to Support the First Round of J20 Trials

This guide from Defend J20 Resistance explains how people can support J20 defendants and what they can expect in DC. Learn more here. Let's pack the court on Monday for opening statements!  When to Come 8am...

Charges Reduced to Misdemeanors for 7 J20 Defendants But Resistance to This Repression Remains...

Yesterday, the government, represented by AUSA Jennifer Kerkhoff, reduced the charges of seven J20 defendants set to go to trial on December 11 in DC. Six felony and two misdemeanor counts are now only...
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Don’t Let Trump Turn Protesters into Felons

Donate Here On January 20th, 200+ protesters were mass-arrested, detained, and now face 6 decades in prison. Their cell phones were confiscated and searched, their homes were raided, and their social media data was seized. The...

#DefendJ20: DC’s Police Chief Lied About Inauguration Day

In the days following the Inauguration Day protests, one of the most widely circulated scenes was that of a limo on fire. The photo continues to be a frequent accompaniment to any article on...

Inauguration Day Defendants Go to Court Tuesday to Resist Gag Order on Evidence of...

Washington, DC – Defense attorneys for people arrested on Inauguration Day will go to court Tuesday to argue that defendants should be able to make public evidence obtained through discovery in their criminal cases. A hearing on...

#DropJ20: Campaign to Drop the Charges, End the Repression

U.S. Attorney Channing Phillips Must Immediately Drop All Charges against J20 Defendants On January 20, 2017, tens of thousands of people converged in Washington, D.C. for the #DisruptJ20 protests to oppose the inauguration of Donald...

#DefendJ20 Solidarity Actions Around the World

In response to a call for a “week of solidarity” with J20 defendants from July 20 to July 27, numerous events events were held across the United States to raise awareness about the J20...