portland independent media center  
images audio video
newswire article reporting portland metro

actions & protests | forest defense

Elliott Forest Defenders could use your support

The people accused of (or credited with) defending the Elliott State Forest from logging a few months ago had another day in court today. They are now free to travel out of the state and go on with their lives until their next court date, scheduled for October. Please show your support; their legal team is helping them free of charge, but there are likely to be be some large expenses to come, depending on the outcome of the legal process.
Learn more at the website forestdefensenow.org or forestdefensenow.blogspot.com. And here is a Democracy Now interview transcript from just after the arrests to help you understand what's going on, in case you hadn't heard: