Tuesday, August 19, 2014
90-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor, Hedy Epstein, Arrested in Ferguson Protest
Originally published in Tikkun Daily
Aug 18, 2014
Hedy Epstein, a Holocaust survivor and long-time human rights activist, was arrested today in front of Governor Jay Nixon's downtown office along with eight others.
Epstein, charged with failure to disperse, was protesting Nixon's actions in Ferguson, and said after her detainment, "I've been doing this since I was a teenager. I didn't think I would have to do it when I was 90. We need to stand up today so that people won't have to do this when they're 90."...