Blest on Justice for Jewu (by NewHavenJustice)
Longtime community organizer Blest Peters speaks at Jewu Richardson’s pre-trial court date. Jewu Richardson is a student, father, worker and community organizer who was shot inches from his heart by police while in the middle of a lawsuit against the NHPD. After filing his lawsuit for police brutality, wrongful incarceration, planting evidence, falsifying reports, and more, Jewu was repeatedly surveilled outside of his home, harassed, stopped and frisked until the night of Jan 16 2010. He was illegally chased, shot, beaten and jailed with insufficient medical attention. Please visit www.justiceforjewu.com or facebook.com/justiceforjewu to learn more.
windy audio from :36 to :56:
” We have to look at the relationship that’s been established between the officers. We have to look at the time that he served unjustly. And we have to take a look at the man that came out of the prison system who’s walking around our community today. This is a man, Mr. Richardson. He’s a good man. He’s a mentor.”