Sunday, October 01, 2006

Please support Grand Jury Resister Ariana Huemer!

Grand Jury Demo on Thursday, October 5th!
> Please come support Grand Jury Resister Ariana Huemer!
> After a year-and-a-half-long legal battle to protect her rights, Ariana
> Huemer once again has been subpoenaed to appear before a federal grand
> jury.
> WHEN: Thursday, October 5th, 8:45 a.m.
> WHERE: In front of the San Francisco Federal Building, 450 Golden Gate
> (between Polk and Larkin)
> Please join Ariana and her supporters in their stand against this unjust
> grand jury.
> Background:
> Ariana and several other animal rights advocates were originally
> subpoenaed to testify before a San Francisco federal grand jury
> investigating animal- and eco-liberation activists in late May of 2005.
> After numerous hearings and motions, Ariana appeared before the grand jury
> in January 2006, asserting her Fifth Amendment right to remain silent. She
> was granted immunity, but still refused to talk. At the end of the day,
> she was dismissed from the grand jury pending further action, and was
> finally re-subpoenaed in June.

No comments: