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#ows Response To Government Violence At #occupyoakland | Solidarity March At 9PM From Liberty Square

Posted 6 years ago on Oct. 26, 2011, 3:47 p.m. EST by OccupyWallSt

Police in riot gear with rifles and batons

Today at Occupy Wall Street we are looking across the country to the city of Oakland, where last night our fellow Americans were subjected to violence at the hands of their own government for exercising the constitutional freedoms their government is sworn to protect. Last night police forces violently raided Occupy Oakland, arresting 85 people and brutalizing many peaceful participants, using excessive physical force, tear gas, and dangerous projectile rounds. Read More...


Solidarity with Oakland | Exposing Police Lies

Posted 6 years ago on Oct. 26, 2011, 3:14 p.m. EST by OccupyWallSt

Yesterday evening, and throughout the night, the city of Oakland and its police department continued their crusade against free assembly. Protesters who went to reoccupy the space at the Oakland Library were met with heavily armed riot police, with tear gas, with rubber bullets and with flashbang grenades. Read More...