- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 14, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Demonstrators plan a protest at a San Francisco transit station in an effort to get prosecutors to drop charges against activists who halted service in an earlier protest over the Missouri killing of a black man by a white police officer.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports (https://bit.ly/1xZcj1x0 that the protesters will gather at 7 a.m. Friday on the underground platform of BART’s Montgomery station in downtown San Francisco. Service could be disrupted.

Fourteen activists are facing misdemeanor trespassing on railroad property from their November arrest. Authorities say they chained themselves to trains and stopped service at a West Oakland, California station for two hours.

That protest was one of many in response to a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo.


Information from: San Francisco Chronicle, https://www.sfgate.com

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