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East Bay Coalition applies to join Minuteman Project

By Hatewatch Staff on November 28, 2006 - 8:31 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The East Bay Coalition for Border Security has been called many things — some good, some bad — by onlookers during its anti-immigration protests this year.

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Klan factions hold anti-immigration rally

By Hatewatch Staff on November 28, 2006 - 8:29 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

A demonstration against illegal immigration and Hispanics by members of the Georgia Knight Riders Knights of the Ku Klux Klan drew more law enforcement officers and onlookers than Klan members Saturday afternoon, Nov. 18, in downtown Ellijay.

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Minuteman IRS forms leave unanswered questions

By Hatewatch Staff on November 28, 2006 - 8:26 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

For the first time, the Minuteman Civil Defense Corp. has revealed a smattering of intriguing details on its finances, but some former members want to know more about how the group has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars in contributors’ money.

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Jury orders Barnett to pay $98,000

By Hatewatch Staff on November 28, 2006 - 8:24 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

A civil jury on Wednesday ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in a lawsuit accusing local rancher and businessman Roger Barnett of threatening a hunting party with an assault rifle in 2004.

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Barnett trial begins

By Hatewatch Staff on November 21, 2006 - 8:41 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Arturo Morales began to sob as he told jurors how he tried to console his young granddaughter and her friend as a furious Roger Barnett, handgun holstered at his side, told them to get off his property or he would start shooting.

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Mayor meets with Minutemen

By Hatewatch Staff on November 21, 2006 - 8:39 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Mayor Les Byram met with members of the Mohave County Minutemen Monday afternoon. The Minutemen have asked the city councils of Bullhead City and Kingman to adopt an ordinance passed by Hazelton, Pa.

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Protesters target immigrant encampment

By Hatewatch Staff on November 21, 2006 - 8:37 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

A protest by several anti-illegal immigration groups Saturday afternoon on the edge of a canyon where migrant workers have camped for years was peaceful, but tense, as nearly 200 flag-toting demonstrators chanted, sang patriotic songs, and were confronted by a handful of human rights observers. […]

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Minuteman group finally releases financial statement

By Hatewatch Staff on November 21, 2006 - 8:34 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The Minuteman Civil Defense Corps, under fire for a lack of financial accountability, spent nearly $450,000 last year for volunteers to patrol the U.S.-Mexico border … according to a report released yesterday.

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Texas town considers crackdown

By Hatewatch Staff on November 14, 2006 - 8:51 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

This Dallas suburb could soon become the first Texas city to adopt a sweeping ordinance intended to keep out illegal immigrants.

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Minutemen bar Latinos from organizational meeting

By Hatewatch Staff on November 14, 2006 - 8:48 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Minuteman Civil Defense Corps leaders initially refused to allow a group of Latinos “concerned with illegal immigration from Europe” to attend the first meeting of the group’s new Washington chapter.

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