October 5 National Day Of Action: Drive Out The Bush Regime!

Defend The Charlotte Five - Drop The Charges!







October 5, 2006

Defend The Charlotte Five & the Right to Dissent

The Square, Trade St & Tryon St

Charlotte, NC

6:00pm until at least 8:00pm

(this event has a permit from the CMPD)

On October 5, people everywhere will walk out of school, take off work, and come to the downtowns & townsquares and set out from there, going through the streets and calling on many more to join us - making a powerful statement: "NO! THIS REGIME DOES NOT REPRESENT US! AND WE WILL DRIVE IT OUT!"

In Charlotte, we will rally at The Square in uptown Charlotte (Trade St & Tryon St) starting at 6:00pm and lasting at least until 8:00pm (Our permit is until 11:00pm).

We will demand that the charges against The Charlotte Five be dropped and violations of their civil liberties be redressed for the police attack on the Sept 23 Human Rights Fest. Police broke a man's ribs and punctured his lung. They also tasered a guy and held a gun to his head. Several people were thrown to the ground and there were several arrested (Full story at

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Guest speakers include:

Rev. James Barnett, Stop The Killing campaign
Jim Grohnquist, attorney & Vietnam-era Conscientious Objector
Brandon Magness, Southside Punx, Charlotte Five
Mike Cassanova, Southside Punx, Charlotte Five Defense
Pete Ager, Dirty South Revolutionaries, Charlotte Five
Carol Marley, Char-Meck CODEPINK
David Dixon, Action Center For Justice
Maggie Davis, Char-Meck CODEPINK

Mary Keenan, RHFAcTOR
Mark Ortiz, 9/11 Truth Activist

The Peace Ribbon, honoring U.S./coalition soldiers & Iraqis killed as a result of the illegal invasion & occupation of Iraq, will also be on display.

For information on the Oct 5 national actions, to read the call to action, and view the list of endorsers, see

For more information on the Charlotte rally see or call (704) 492-8527.

Sign the petition to Defend The Charlotte Five

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