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100 Arrested at Occupy Chicago

Posted By admin On October 23, 2011 @ 6:11 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Daily Beast [1]
October 23, 2011

At least it’s warmer indoors. About 100 members of the Occupy Wall Street movement’s Chicago branch were arrested when they stood their ground early Sunday.

The demonstrators tried to stay at Congress Plaza in the city’s Grant Park, which closes at 11 p.m. Police moved in and placed barricades around the area shortly after that time, and began taking people into custody at 1 a.m.

The protests were peaceful—if noisy—and the police said none of the activists resisted arrest. Occupy Chicago spokesman Joshua Kaunert vowed the movement will continue.

Read it at Associated Press [2]

 


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[1] Daily Beast: http://www.thedailybeast.com/cheats/2011/10/23/100-arrested-at-occupy-chicago.html

[2] Read it at Associated Press: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_WALL_STREET_PROTEST_CHICAGO?SITE=ILROR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

[3] Dozens arrested at Occupy’s 6-month anniversary rally: http://www.prisonplanet.com/dozens-arrested-at-occupys-6-month-anniversary-rally.html

[4] Giuliani: “Obama Owns Occupy Wall Street”: http://www.prisonplanet.com/giuliani-obama-owns-occupy-wall-street.html

[5] Occupy Boston: Police beat war veterans, 100 arrested: http://www.prisonplanet.com/occupy-boston-police-beat-war-veterans-100-arrested.html

[6] Jesse Jackson pushes new ‘Occupy’ plan: Have Homeland Security occupy Chicago with armed TSA agents: http://www.prisonplanet.com/jesse-jackson-pushes-new-occupy-plan-have-homeland-security-occupy-chicago-with-armed-tsa-agents.html

[7] Video: Police arrest Occupy Wall Street protester for sleeping outside: http://www.prisonplanet.com/video-police-arrest-occupy-wall-street-protester-for-sleeping-outside.html

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