The shocking truth about the crackdown on Occupy. US citizens of all political persuasions are still reeling from images of unparallelled police brutality in a coordinated crackdown against peaceful OWS protesters in cities across the nation this past week.
An elderly woman was pepper-sprayed in the face; the scene of unresisting, supine students at UC Davis being pepper-sprayed by phalanxes of riot police went viral online; images proliferated of young women – targeted seemingly for their gender – screaming, dragged by the hair by police in riot gear; and the pictures of a young man, stunned and bleeding profusely from the head, emerged in the record of the middle-of-the-night clearing of Zuccotti Park. But just when Americans thought we had the picture – was this crazy police and mayoral overkill, on a municipal level, in many different cities? – the picture darkened. To Europeans, the enormity of this breach may not be obvious at first. Why this massive mobilisation against these not-yet-fully-articulated, unarmed, inchoate people?
How the Occupy Movement can deal with conflict Michael Stone. News networks are lying about the Day of Action! : occupywallstreet. OccupyTV. Livestreamers!! Remember Mohammed Nabous, Lybian Livestreamer who paid with his death. Mohammed Nabous has been shot and killed in Benghazi, Libya Philip Brennan.flv. LYA watching Mo Nabbous live 19-02-2011. Mohamed Nabbous - CNN Report. Last broadcast from Mohammed Nabbous and Message from his widow. The Truth about Libya TORONTO CONFERENCE.flv. Mohammed Nabbous 1983-2011 « Louis Abelman. Today we received the news that Mohammed Nabbous, a citizen media activist and one of the great figures of the February 17th youth revolutionary movement, was killed by a Qadaffi sniper while covering the first hours of fighting in Benghazi.
His death represents a terrible loss for the movement and for the future of Libya. We met Nabbous briefly, soon after arriving in Benghazi. As a leader and a member of the Transitional National Council, he gathered a progressive group of activists around him and organized the institution known as the February 17th Revolution Youth Media Center. In that grimy warren of hallways and former interrogation cells, reclaimed from the regime and plastered floor to ceiling with graffiti slogans and cartoons, his name was intoned gravely, even reverently.
His bravery inspired others to work to give the revolution a voice, and they turned to him constantly for direction; his cell phone rang perpetually. 70 Responses. Kamertweets.nl. Tweets of all official Dutch Occupyaccounts... OccupyStream - Live Revolution. LIVE! OccupyDenHaag - Greece COMMING UP! STOPCARTEL TV-GREECE - live streaming. Occupy Berkeley.
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