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Oakland Revolt: Occupy cop crackdown

Posted By yihan On November 4, 2011 @ 9:16 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Russia Today [1]
Friday, November 4, 2011

The city of Oakland, California, is reeling after one of the biggest protests the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ movement has seen. About 80 demonstrators were arrested and several injured after what started as a peaceful rally was met with a heavy-handed police response at the end of the day. Hours before that, thousands of anti-corporate protesters forced a shutdown of America’s fifth largest sea port. That’s as the general strike – America’s first in over half a century – also paralyzed several businesses in Oakland’s downtown. RT correspondent, Lucy Kafanov, was at the very heart of unfolding events throughout and describes how they developed.

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[1] Russia Today: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFYoY7rzJtM&feature=channel_video_title

[2] Provocateurs Circulate Anti-nonviolence Flyers At Occupy Oakland Protests: http://www.prisonplanet.com/provocateurs-circulate-anti-nonviolence-flyers-at-occupy-oakland-protests.html

[3] Oakland Police Fire Tear Gas, Flash Bang Grenades and Rubber Bullets at Occupy Oakland Protesters: http://www.prisonplanet.com/january-28th-oakland-police-fire-tear-gas-flash-bang-grenades-and-rubber-bullets-at-occupy-oakland-protesters.html

[4] Hundreds of Occupy Oakland protesters regroup and march back to camp after early morning eviction: http://www.prisonplanet.com/hundreds-of-occupy-oakland-protesters-regroup-and-march-back-to-camp-after-early-morning-eviction.html

[5] Idiotic Black Bloc Anarchist Provocateurs Turn ‘Occupy Oakland’ Violent: http://www.prisonplanet.com/idiotic-black-bloc-anarchist-provocateurs-turn-occupy-oakland-violent.html

[6] Camera Man Shot with a Rubber Bullet Simply for Filming Police at Occupy Oakland: http://www.prisonplanet.com/camera-man-shot-with-a-rubber-bullet-simply-for-filming-police-at-occupy-oakland.html

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