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As images circulate of police firing tear gas at Occupy Oakland protesters, spectators from around the world have descended upon Oakland Mayor Jean Quan's Facebook page to express their anger.
Hundreds of comments along the lines of "What on Earth were you thinking last night? " "Shame! " Fullsize - Oakland Policeman Throws Flash Grenade Into Crowd Trying To Help Injured Protester. Scott Olsen's message to the Occupy Wall Street Movement. Occupy Oakland Rubber Bullet Bruise [Raw Vid] Badge numbers from #occupyoakland raid tonight, from this link but not all of th. Occupy Oakland: Police Standoff & Brutal Assault, Tear Gas.
Protester knocked unconscious then cops throw exploding gas canister into the crowd helping him. Cops brutalize Occupy Oakland protesters, get paintballed.flv. So it's OK then ? New details surface from 'Occupy Oakland' protester Scott Olsen's past. By Sergio Quintana SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- Members of "Occupy Oakland" had a march Friday in support of two veterans who were also injured in the demonstrations. New details surface from Scott Olsen's past. Breaking: Police Face Questions in Occupy Oakland Clashes. Riot police tear down Occupy Oakland. Oakland demonstrators worry about police crackdown. 'Occupy Oakland' protesters head to the streets. Police raid 'Occupy Oakland' encampments. Police fire tear gas at protesters. Keith Olbermann: oct-26-11 Special Comment, Occupy Violence. Oakland Spends Millions in Attack on Occupy Protesters, Closes 5 Schools Next Day - Occupy Oakland.
On Tuesday evening at 5pm Occupy Oakland gathered at the foot of the Oakland Library on 14th Avenue before setting off on a march past the jail and onward to Frank Ogawa Plaza.
The peaceful gathering swelled as it marched through downtown, growing upwards of 1,000 people strong. Along their route were police from 17 jurisdictions in California, decked out in riot gear and weaponry. Just before 8pm the police began throwing concussion grenades and tear gas directly into the crowd, injuring several nonviolent protesters. Oakland's interim police chief gives press conference. Abc7news: [video]Oakland tense after police, protesters clash 300 at library. Oakland police dismantle 'Occupy Oakland' tent city, protests continue. The simple image sharer. #SophisticatedHyphy (@Shake9169) sur Twitter. #occupyoakland on Twitter. Abc7news.com. Oakland Cops Open Fire With Shotgun Beanbags & Tear Gas On Peaceful Protesters. Occupy Oakland Protest: Police Fire Tear Gas And Beanbag Rounds, Clear Out Encampment.
(AP) -- Dozens of police in riot gear and hundreds of protesters supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement engaged in a game of cat-and-mouse in downtown Oakland on Tuesday, with authorities using tear gas to respond to demonstrators' repeated agitations. The latest such skirmish came around 11:15 PDT in front of City Hall, where a haze of chemical smoke still hung in the air following several similar clashes at the site over the course of the night.
Occupy Together Live Blog: Day 39, Police Launch Early Morning Siege on @OccupyOakland. In Frank Ogawa Plaza (renamed Oscar Grant Park by the occupiers), Occupy Oakland were attacked by Oakland police about 4 am this morning.
The police surrounded the camp with vans, hummers and riot cops. They declared the camp an “unlawful assembly” and proceeded to use smoke bombs to force the camp to disperse. And downtown Oakland was sealed off with Oakland City Center reportedly shut down to prevent people from coming down to protest the eviction. Police immediately moved in to take down tents. NOS: Ontruiming Occupy-kampen Atlanta en Oakland. Long Range Acoustic Device. The LRAD is the round black device on top of the New York City police Hummer.
The Long Range Acoustic Device (LRAD) is an acoustic hailing device and sonic weapon developed by LRAD Corporation to send messages, warnings, and harmful, pain inducing tones over longer distances than normal loudspeakers. LRAD systems have been used to counter piracy, as non-lethal crowd control weapons, and as communication devices. According to the manufacturer's specifications, the systems weigh from 15 to 320 pounds (6.8 to 145.1 kg) and can emit sound in a 30° beam at 2.5 kHz. LRAD systems are used by maritime, law enforcement, military and commercial security companies to send instructions and warnings over distances, and to force compliance.
Occupy Oakland protestors face off with riot police after chaotic day of evictions, arrests (UPDATED) Photo: Adreadnonymous.
Protester in wheelchair at Oakland protest, tear-gassed. [Video Link: Oakland police throwing tear gas bombs at protesters.] From Oakland North blog: Vowing to reoccupy Frank Ogawa Plaza, hundreds of Occupy Oakland protestors marched through the streets of downtown Oakland late Tuesday afternoon, chanting “Fight back!” Newyorkist: Again, some news folk on t... Oakland North (@northoaklandnow) sur Twitter. Oakland North: Current scene at 14th St a... Maddow compares ‘Occupy Oakland’ to 1930s ‘Bonus Army’ protest.
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DolanThursday, October 27, 2011 0:13 EDT MSNBC host Rachel Maddow on her show Wednesday night highlighted the similarities between the recent crack down on “Occupy Oakland” protesters and the crack down on the “Bonus Army” protesters in 1932. The “Bonus Army” was comprised of war veterans who camped out near the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C. March of the Bonus Army - Part 1. March of the Bonus Army - Part 2. March of the Bonus Army - Part 3 2:09 brother can you spare a dime.
Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? Summary In the song a beggar talks back to the system that stole his job. Gorney said in an interview in 1974 "I didn't want a song to depress people.
I wanted to write a song to make people think. Bonus Army. The Bonus Army was the popular name of an assemblage of some 43,000 marchers—17,000 World War I veterans, their families, and affiliated groups—who gathered in Washington, D.C., in the spring and summer of 1932 to demand cash-payment redemption of their service certificates.
Its organizers called it the Bonus Expeditionary Force to echo the name of World War I's American Expeditionary Force, while the media called it the Bonus March. It was led by Walter W. Waters, a former Army sergeant. Many of the war veterans had been out of work since the beginning of the Great Depression. Today I was shot at, had a flash bang go off by my head, punched an anarchist in the face and have never been prouder of my community. #OccupyOakland : occupywallstreet. Occupy Oakland. Despite Iraq Vet’s Cracked Skull, DoJ Sees No Evil in Occupy Crackdown. After Scott Olsen, a two-tour Iraq war veteran, suffered a skull fracture Tuesday when police shot Occupy Oakland protestors with rubber bullets and threw flash bang and tear gas grenades at them, you might think that the Justice Department would investigate.
After all, the Justice Department has the power and responsibility to investigate state and local police violations of Americans’ constitutional rights. Sorry, Scott Olsen. Sorry, Occupy. No such luck. Ypfqb. Shockupy Wall Street Fad - The Colbert Report - 2011-27-10. Who shot Scott Olsen at Occupy Oakland? Update Oct. 12, 2012Oakland police chief wants two officers fired, 42 disciplined, for abuse of Occupy FEB 24, 2012: (Above) Police video used to identify Oakland police officer R. Roche. Watch video: Marine Says Oakland Used Crowd Control Methods That Are Prohibited In War Zones. Wikipedia commons 40mm tear gas launcher As the events that led to Oakland protester Scott Olsen's head injury continue to unfold and investigations begin, we thought it important to offer some perspective. This comment is from a former Marine with special operations in crowd control.
He points out that shooting canisters such as those that likely hit Scott Olsen is prohibited under rules of engagements in Iraq and Afghanistan. Regardless of any political position on the Occupy protests, these are some Interesting insights: Scott Olsen 'cannot talk' after injury at Occupy Oakland protest. Scott Olsen and his sister. Photograph: Kathy Pacconi Scott Olsen, the Iraq war veteran who was seriously injured by a police projectile during a protest in Oakland, has regained consciousness but "cannot talk". Olsen, 24, is communicating with friends and family at his bedside by writing notes, but his injury is believed to have damaged the speech centre of his brain, according to Keith Shannon, who served with Olsen in Iraq. Olsen is believed to have been injured by a police projectile.
He was hit in the forehead in downtown Oakland on Tuesday evening, after marching with fellow demonstrators to protest the closure of an Occupy Oakland camp in the city. PROOF that Oakland PD infiltrated #OWS. GENERAL STRIKE & MASS DAY OF ACTION – NOVEMBER 2 - Occupy Oakland. Liberate Oakland, Shut Down the 1%GENERAL STRIKE & MASS DAY OF ACTION Wednesday November 2, 2011 Below is the proposal passed by the Occupy Oakland General Assembly on Wednesday October 26, 2011 in reclaimed Oscar Grant Plaza. 1607 people voted. 1484 voted in favor of the resolution, 77 abstained and 46 voted against it, passing the proposal at 96.9%. The General Assembly operates on a modified consensus process that passes proposals with 90% in favor and with abstaining votes removed from the final count. Occupy Oakland general strike – live. Occupy Oakland Protesters Force Halt To Operations At Busy Port [LATEST UPDATES]
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