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Local Student Injured in RNC Protest
Posted By admin On September 4, 2008 @ 9:21 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled
NBC Action News 
Thursday, September 4, 2008
ST. PAUL, Mn. – A college student from the metro is telling horror stories about her convention experience.
She says, “St. Paul is run like a police state, unfriendly to peaceful protests.”
“From my own experiences and from experiences from people I know, the violence is first and foremost coming from the police and not from the protesters,” said Emily Cox, a junior media studies student at Macalester College in St. Paul.
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Cox says she felt the brunt of police force Monday afternoon.
She was one of 300 students marching in a “Funk the War” march.
Cox says the protesters did not attack anyone. Instead, she says police officers dressed in full riot gear and gas masks blocked the marchers’ path.
Then, without warning, Cox says police fired concussion grenades and tear gas.
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