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PFP condemns police violence against Committeeman/activist

Calling the police actions both brutal and unprovoked, the Peace and Freedom Party has condemned the beating of Contra Costa, California Central Committee member Barry Burgess at the Republican National Convention in Minnesota:

“Barry Burgess was handing out literature for Peace and Freedom presidential candidate Ralph Nader (and) was the subject of an unprovoked attack by club-wielding police, who inflicted head injuries and arrested him…he was treated at a hospital and released, and is now recovering at a Nader supporter’s home.

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