Seven protesters were arrested after a pre-dawn raid on the Occupy D.C. camp in McPherson Square on Saturday, with dozens of police clearing away tents, debris and some dead rodents.
Vlad Teichberg of Occupy Wall Street discusses the police raid and continued police harassment on the studios of Global Revolution in Bushwick.
Khali Johnson was arrested for "basically littering," which could somehow turn into his third strike and a lifetime in prison
Mayor Villaraigosa did us all a favor. His massive police raid on Occupy L.A. provided a few clarifications that will prove important as this movement moves forward, which it most certainly will. First, he could not have more powerfully confirmed Occupy’s critique of the corruption of our political system. It doesn’t matter if the mayor is a white, billionaire media mogul a la Bloomberg or a working-class Chicano with deep roots in the local labor movement...
On December 10, 2011 at 5 am Occupy Boston’s Dewey Square encampment was raided by the Boston Police Department and other officials. Police arrested 46 peaceful protesters on the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway just two days after Mayor Thomas
The police have arrested 55 Occupy movement protesters for "illegally camping" outside the Federal Reserve building in the city of San Francisco.
L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck's glowing review of police performance during last week's raid of Occupy L.A. hasn't convinced everyone. Via: The hacker group @CabinCr3w sent out a Twitter message Dec. 5 that
Protesters at Justin Herman plaza encampment, the former home of Occupy San Francisco, awoke to find police in riot gear circling the camp, and reported that officers gave them about five minutes to pick up their belongings and get out. About 30 were arrested during the raid, with another 30 or so arrested while blocking Market Street after the police action. Roughly 10 more were taken into custody during a second blockage of market.
Just waking up to Occupy San Francisco being raided and facing arrests, and honest to jeebus, it appears that the police are taking a coffee and doughnut break! Someone is passing around trays of what appear to be fresh glazed donuts. Doughnuts and tear gas...there's a combo.
A photographer on the scene of Occupy LA during the LAPD raid on the encampment, identified by L.A. Now as Tyson Heder, 35, was taking pictures of the eviction, when a police officer shoved him away. The video shows Heder then standing up,