As protests heat up, the
Channel Zero Network has some reminders on how to stay safe while
out in the streets.
buddies and don't let them out of the range of your
legal aid number on your body so you can get help if you get
arrested. Be sure to know your buddies legal names and birthdays.
You'll need these to help find them if they're
around, walk don't run. Stick together.
your phone while out in the street to avoid surveillance of your
locationand so as not to have your unlocked phone taken by the
authorities or other bad actors.
best not to stick out in a crowd. Cover up tattoos with
clothing or body paint. Cops will use footage from the protest to
try to identify you.
clothes that are good for moving quickly. Avoid wearing jewelry and
wear closed toe shoes.
mask at all times, even if you're talking to someone in order to
guard yourself against surveillance, covid 19, pepper spray, and
wearing contact lenses. Bring goggles of some kind in case of tear
gas or pepper spray.
wearing bike helmets as police often cause head injuries with
batons and other weapons.
photos or video of people doing anything illegal or with their face
uncovered. Whenever possible, film the cops, not the
WATER IN YOUR EYES. Don't use milk or baking soda or anything
else.Clean water is the safest thing to use at a protest. If
possible, bring a waterbottle to drink from and a water bottle to
flush out eyes of any comrades who are maced or
comrades are encouraged to follow the lead of black and brown
comrades, as they bear the brunt of state brutality.
Follow Unicorn Riot and
Channel Zero Network member It's Going Down for ongoing updates.
The Channel Zero Network sends y'all solidarity. Stay safe out
there and never stop fighting for a better
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