New Total of Arrests for Antiwar Protests in March: 304 people taken into custody

by on April 3, 2008 · 0 comments

in Civil Disobedience, Civil Rights, Media, Organizing, Peace Movement

[This post has been updated twice, so go here to the most recent, go here for the earlier update.]

Between March 15 and March 30, 304 Americans were arrested for their participation at antiwar protests. These are documented cases of custodial arrests. A number of the arrests were citations, and some arrested were released within acouple of hours. But they also include people arrested and charged with felonies. All arrested were non-violent. Most who were arrested were involved in civil disobedient actions; a few arrests occurred when police acted aggressively. (Go here to our earlier post on this.]

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