Thu, 13 Sep 2001 17:34:56 -0400
Yesterday (Wednesday) a Fresno judge dropped one of 2 charges against
the GAP 17 who were arrested May 6 of last year at Fresnos Fashion Fair
for non violently protesting GAP sweatshops.
The judge (Kent Hamlin) gave the District Attorneys office until
tomorrow (Friday) to submit a brief on why he should not drop the second charge.
The dropped charge was trespassing for which the protesters were arrested.
The second charge was interfering with business, which the DA added
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