Call of Solidarity for Fellow Workers Held in Van Outside 1st Precinct
Submitted by IWW.org Editor on Sat, 09/24/2011 - 5:41pm
This report just came in a half hour ago from the chair of the NYC IWW chapter:
There were 60-80 arrests at an Occupy Wall Street demo this afternoon, including a handful of NYC-area Wobblies, one of whom is reported to have suffered a critical head injury. The organizers are asking folks to support the arrestees by calling the police stations to demand their release. Details are below:
Protesters arrested today (including the NYC IWW chair) are being locked inside a police van outside the:
1st Precinct Police Station
16 Ericsson Pl.
New York, NY 10013
+1 (212) 334-0611
They've been there for over an hour. One has a very bad concussion, possibly life threatening.
Right now the NYC IWW chair he is calling on us to send people NOW for help out and to demand medical care for our comrades.
If you can't make it in person then please call these numbers:
1st Precinct - (212) 334-0611 - 16 Ericsson Place
6th Precinct - (212) 741-4811 - 233 West 10 Street
NYPD Switchboard: 1-646-610-5000