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September 11, 1992 | BOB SIPCHEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was one of the more eye-catching newspaper headlines to appear after the riots. "Wanted!" it declared in bright red print. "Frontline Revolutionary Fighters to Go to L.A. This Summer." Inside the June 14 issue of Revolutionary Worker--the Revolutionary Communist Party's weekly paper--a fold-out, full-sized poster elaborated: "If in the flames of the L.A. rebellion, you saw the first light of a whole new world, . . . then this call is to you. You should be in L.A.!
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September 11, 1992 | BOB SIPCHEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was one of the more eye-catching newspaper headlines to appear after the riots. "Wanted!" it declared in bright red print. "Frontline Revolutionary Fighters to Go to L.A. This Summer." Inside the June 14 issue of Revolutionary Worker--the Revolutionary Communist Party's weekly paper--a fold-out, full-sized poster elaborated: "If in the flames of the L.A. rebellion, you saw the first light of a whole new world, . . . then this call is to you. You should be in L.A.!
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November 14, 1985
A lawsuit claiming that Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl F. Gates and police intelligence officers conspired to murder a member of a revolutionary Maoist organization was rejected by U.S. District Judge Edward Rafeedie. The Los Angeles judge agreed with city attorneys that the Revolutionary Communist Party and the widow of Damian Garcia failed to provide proof of police involvement in Garcia's stabbing death more than five years ago during a demonstration at a Boyle Heights housing project.
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August 7, 1991 | JESSE KATZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the days since 19-year-old Arturo Jimenez was slain by sheriff's deputies at the Ramona Gardens housing project in East Los Angeles, residents have been besieged by outsiders: news crews, police, bureaucrats, social workers and politicians. Among the least welcome and most unexpected, however, has been a small cadre of revolutionary Communist organizers who have descended on the tight-knit Latino community with pamphlets, petitions, newspapers and banners.
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June 12, 1990 | MARITA HERNANDEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Leaders of the Revolutionary Communist Youth Brigade and other members of a radical pro-immigrant coalition involved in a series of recent confrontations with Los Angeles police accused the department Monday of "unbelievable brutality" in its handling of a weekend protest and said they plan to seek legal action.
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March 17, 1989 | TRACY WILKINSON, Times Staff Writer
He calls himself a revolutionary. "Lucas Martinez" is his nom de guerre. In Martinez's revolution, however, the command post is not on a hilltop in the jungles of Central America. It is on a busy thoroughfare in downtown Los Angeles, and his weapons are books. Martinez runs Libros Revolucion, a bilingual, pro-Communist bookstore that endeavors to cater to the Latino immigrant crowd.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 7, 1991 | JESSE KATZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the days since 19-year-old Arturo Jimenez was slain by sheriff's deputies at the Ramona Gardens housing project in East Los Angeles, residents have been besieged by outsiders: news crews, police, bureaucrats, social workers and politicians. Among the least welcome and most unexpected, however, has been a small cadre of revolutionary Communist organizers who have descended on the tight-knit Latino community with pamphlets, petitions, newspapers and banners.
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February 16, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
A senior Mongolian official strongly hinted today that the ruling Communist Party may relinquish its 66-year monopoly on power as a democratic group prepares to form the nation's first opposition party. Byraagiin Chimed also told journalists that Mongolia's public prosecutor will launch an investigation into alleged abuses of power by former President Yumjaagiyn Tsedenbal. The Mongolian Democratic Assn.
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May 2, 1988 | TRACY WILKINSON and JUDY PASTERNAK, Times Staff Writers
Pro-communist groups celebrating May Day, the holiday that honors workers worldwide, encountered a handful of hostile Christian fundamentalists, scattered supporters and mostly uninterested crowds Sunday in separate rallies in Los Angeles.
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July 25, 1991 | EDWARD J. BOYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An American Civil Liberties Union official has filed a $250,000 claim against the City of Los Angeles, the Police Department and two police officials, saying she suffered emotional distress after being falsely arrested at a May Day demonstration, ACLU officials said Wednesday.
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June 12, 1990 | MARITA HERNANDEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Leaders of the Revolutionary Communist Youth Brigade and other members of a radical pro-immigrant coalition involved in a series of recent confrontations with Los Angeles police accused the department Monday of "unbelievable brutality" in its handling of a weekend protest and said they plan to seek legal action.
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March 17, 1989 | TRACY WILKINSON, Times Staff Writer
He calls himself a revolutionary. "Lucas Martinez" is his nom de guerre. In Martinez's revolution, however, the command post is not on a hilltop in the jungles of Central America. It is on a busy thoroughfare in downtown Los Angeles, and his weapons are books. Martinez runs Libros Revolucion, a bilingual, pro-Communist bookstore that endeavors to cater to the Latino immigrant crowd.
NEWS
November 14, 1985
A lawsuit claiming that Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl F. Gates and police intelligence officers conspired to murder a member of a revolutionary Maoist organization was rejected by U.S. District Judge Edward Rafeedie. The Los Angeles judge agreed with city attorneys that the Revolutionary Communist Party and the widow of Damian Garcia failed to provide proof of police involvement in Garcia's stabbing death more than five years ago during a demonstration at a Boyle Heights housing project.
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May 2, 1990 | AL MARTINEZ and JOHN KENDALL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A May Day rally in MacArthur Park just west of downtown Los Angeles ended in violence and at least 15 arrests Tuesday when members of the Revolutionary Communist Party and Revolutionary Communist Youth Brigade clashed with about 40 riot-clad officers, police said. One marcher threw a bottle at an officer and fled to a restaurant where he was arrested, officers said. Another demonstrator allegedly hurled rocks and a five-gallon tar can at officers from a second-story perch and cried, "Shoot me!
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