Franlin School takeover defendants discuss their case and DC's mistreament of the homeless

By Anonymous (not verified), 16 July, 2012
WSQT Direct Action Radio 90.5 FM


On the 19th of November, Free Franklin, supported by Occupy DC, took over the abandoned Franklin Schol and held it all afternoon and into the night before being removed by force. On the 12th of July, those defendants who demanded jury trials were found guilty, but received only minimal sentences of a $50 payment to DC's Victims of Crimes fund, 5 days suspended jail time, and 3 months unsupervised probation. Later on July 12 they held a press conference in front of Franklin School, at which this audio was recorded