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Testimony makes for dramatic courtroom drama
posted by Latina Lista at Friday, October 8, 2010
On Wednesday of this week, the jury was seated for the federal hate crime trial and multimedia reporter Gustavo Martinez Contreras has been tweeting, blogging and podcasting each day’s proceedings.
Testimony has been graphic in terms of the defendants’ deep-seated hatred for Latinos. According to today’s testimony by an eyewitness:
“He was yelling at him, ‘fucking Mexican’,” he said. “Later I heard him yell ‘Tell your fucking Mexican friends to leave Shenandoah or you’ll be fucking lying next to them’ as we were leaving.”