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Elderly woman maced during ‘Occupy Seattle’ protest speaks out

Eighty-four-year-old activist Dorli Rainey spoke to Countdown host Keith Olbermann on Wednesday night after being pepper sprayed by police the previous night during an “Occupy Seattle” protest. The protest was formed in downtown Seattle in solidarity with “Occupy Wall Street” after it was raided by authorities. Police claimed they gave…

Occupy Portland demands mayor apologize for violent crackdown

Members of Occupy Portland’s liaison team gathered Tuesday to speak out against a violent police crackdown that left protester Justin James Bridges in a wheelchair. While Mayor Sam Adams had originally voiced support for the movement, he announced last week that protesters would be forced to leave the park. “You…

Judge issues restraining order against Zuccotti Park evictions

After ordering the eviction of protesters from Zuccotti Park, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday explained that the park would temporarily remain closed due to a court order that restrained the city from closing the park. A ruling issued by Judge Lucy Billings in the hours after the…

Watch: NYPD’s early morning raid on ‘Occupy Wall St.’

Video has emerged of New York City police preparing their raid, which Mayor Michael Bloomberg said was necessary to protect protesters, into Zuccotti Park to crackdown early Tuesday morning on ‘Occupy Wall Street’s’ sleeping bags and tents. Police reportedly came at around 1 AM and cordoned off the park, ordering…

WATCH LIVE: Evictions imminent at Occupy Oakland

Oakland police and other law enforcement officials were gathering Monday morning to evict Occupy Oakland protesters. The Nation‘s Greg Mitchell has a live blog here. Watch this live video from Occupy Oakland, broadcast Nov. 14, 2011.…

Watch live: Evicted Portland protesters occupy an intersection and confront police

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‘Occupy Springfield’ protesters crash Missouri Republican Assembly meeting

A group of “Occupy Springfield” protesters attended the 7th District of Missouri Republican Assembly’s monthly meeting on Saturday to make their viewpoints known, according to KY3 News. “Major corporations and very wealthy individuals have more influence on our political process than the average person does,” said Christopher Smith. “I would…

Members of British far-right group arrested over threats to Occupiers

The Guardian reported on Friday that British police have arrested more than 170 members of the far-right English Defense League over threats to attack the Occupy encampment in London. The arrests took place outside a London pub, but police believed that those arrested were preparing to head for the Occupy…

Man shot and killed near ‘Occupy Oakland’ camp

A man was shot Thursday evening near the “Occupy Oakland” encampment in Frank Ogawa Plaza and declared dead after being rushed to the hospital, according to local media reports. NBC Bay Area reporter Jodi Hernandez said she heard 6 to 8 gunshots at 4:59 PM PST, near the intersection of…

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