Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

November 13, 2011

Thousands defend Occupy Portland


Thousands turned out in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday night, Nov. 12, to protect the Occupy camp, after the mayor called for it to be cleared.
Update: Sunday: 10 am Pacific Time: Twitter:  is getting cleaned out by cops. Not enough people there to defend the tents. OccupyPortland 

The Portland Occupation will not end. It is simply evolving. The camps were going to be cleaned out  The  is the !
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(Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011) The Alameda Sheriff's Department continued to brutalize peaceful protesters this week, this time at the University of California-Berkeley. Meanwhile, in Portland, thousands turned out to defend Occupy Portland. In Denver, police continued to brutalize protesters on Saturday night, as hundreds of police attacked a handful of protesters with three tents. In San Diego, police choked a man in the night as they arrested him. Meanwhile, in Oakland, occupiers rallied in solidarity with Egypt. Police raided Occupy Salt Lake in Utah, and Occupy St. Louis in Missouri. on Saturday night.
As one woman said in Oakland on Livestream on Saturday night, "If you can transform Oakland, you can transform the world."

Police to Occupy Cal protester, after cracking his rib with baton blow: "You have no rights" From The Daily Californian: "For UC Berkeley graduate student Alex Barnard, the most disempowering moment of Wednesday night was not when he was repeatedly hit with a police baton, cracking one of his ribs. Instead, the most disturbing moment of his experience came afterward, when he says an officer told him he had 'no rights.'"

VIDEO: San Diego Police Choke and Arrest Man:

Occupy Oakland was served with several eviction notices on Saturday, Nov. 12:
Oakland eviction notice Sunday, Nov. 13:
Oakland police: 790 complaints about assault on Occupy Oakland
AP: OAKLAND, Calif. -- Oakland police say they have received nearly 790 complaints from around the world about officers' actions during a tear-gas fueled clash with anti-Wall Street protestors last month.Oakland became a rallying point for demonstrators when an Iraq War veteran was injured on Oct. 25 as officers raided the encampment with tear gas and bean bag projectiles, arresting 85 people.
Occupy St. Louis Police Raid Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011

Twitter Photos from Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011
Police arrive with teargas at Occupy Salt Lake (Nov 12)

City workers prepare to clear Occupy Salt Lake (Nov 12)

Police make arrests at Occupy Albany NY (Nov 12)

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