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Occupy DC in standoff with police after erecting wooden structure

As many as twenty arrests were made at the Occupy DC protest in Washington on Sunday after occupiers assembled a two-story wooden structure from sections that had been constructed off-site and refused police orders to remove it. Protesters told reporters that the building was needed to provide shelter as winter…

For ‘Occupy Fresno,’ First Amendment trumped by county ordinance

For the third night in a row, protesters with “Occupy Fresno” were arrested for gathering in a public park, apparently in violation of a county ordinance that labeled them trespassers. At least 20 were arrested over the weekend. Nine more were led away in handcuffs on Monday night. While they could have…

Occupy Wall St. protester arrested despite following police orders

In more alarming arrests from the Occupy Wall Street movement, police arrested an individual at Times Square Saturday night despite the protester appearing to follow police orders. The video below shows the protester asking the officer if he would be detained for walking in the direction he was pointing to,…

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