December 17th, 2012. Today at 8:30 AM the pretrial hearing will be held in the case of the May Day 5, who in November were charged with a variety of charges ranging from “riot” to “malicious mischief,” allegedly in connection with the protests that took place on May 1st, 2012. The hearing will be held at King County Superior Court.
SARC and affiliated activists, organizers, and other concerned residents of Seattle will be there to support the May Day 5 through this attempted repression of political activity. SARC is dedicated to resisting all forms of political repression and stands in solidarity with those being targeted by law enforcement.