Rubber Bullets

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff called her top cabinet members for an emergency meeting Friday, as the protests that have raged across her country for at least a week have continued to grow in size and veracity. Read more...
Turkey’s two major unions—which consist of roughly 800,000 workers—went on a one-day strike on Monday to show solidarity with the protesters who were evicted from Gezi Park on Saturday night. Read more...
Thousands of peaceful protesters, choking on the fumes and stumbling among the tents, put up little physical resistance, even as plain-clothes police manhandled many to drive them from the park. Read more...
More than a dozen http://occupyamerica.crooksandliars.com/sites/all/modules/bueditor_override/library/sep.gifpeople were injured in Madrid on Tuesday after police fired rubber bullets and charged demonstrators who were protesting Spain's plan to further austerity measures... Read more...
Police in the California city of Anaheim, home of Disneyland, are facing allegations of murder and brutality after fatally shooting two Latino men and firing rubber bullets into crowds of protesters. Here is an interview with neighborhood children who were shot at with rubber bullets by police. Read more...

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On July 12th, participants in OccupyLA met to raise awareness for unlawful arrests of activists that had been targeting a lobby group with a stranglehold on power over local and state politics. The activists handed out chalk and shared the story of unlawful arrests and police repression. Read more...
While covering the Anaheim protests, Anaheim Police begin firing riot control impact weapons at journalists Tim Pool and Amber Lyon. Read more...
Tim Pool is livestreaming from Anaheim, California... Read more...
It seems that in Los Angeles, California, it isn't chalking that's illegal. It's the message. Participants of Chalk Walk Respond to Mayor’s Statement & Selective Enforcement here. You can't arrest an idea. Read more...
This episode of the show reports on the Guitarmy March to New York from Philly and OWS Week correspondent Paul Talbot's violent arrest. OWS Week also covers events over in LA, the Chalk Walk event which was stormed by LAPD with many Read more...