Occupy Wall Street Protests
By Sandy English, September 18, 2012
The New York Police Department (NYPD) arrested nearly 200 protesters on Monday as they attempted to surround the New York Stock Exchange and block traffic in the city’s financial district.
By Charles Abelard, September 10, 2012
Austin police detectives infiltrated a protest at the Port of Houston and advised the young protesters to use illegal equipment, resulting in felony charges after their arrest.
By Jack Hood, July 14, 2012
A force of 150 Los Angeles Police Department officers broke-up a small demonstration of Occupy Los Angeles protesters Thursday night, using rubber bullets and batons to disperse the estimated crowd of 200.
By Sven Heymann, May 17, 2012
In a blatant attack on democratic rights, the city of Frankfurt am Main imposed a complete ban on the “Blockupy” protests scheduled for this week.
By Joseph Kishore, May 3, 2012
The political conceptions expressed May 1 in the demonstrations organized by the Occupy movement posed no threat to the parties of big business.
By Andre Damon, April 26, 2012
The 99 Percent Spring, a front group for the trade unions and other pro-Democratic Party organizations, held a rally in Detroit Wednesday morning to protest a shareholders meeting of GE.
By Paul Stuart, February 29, 2012
Riot police moved in at midnight February 28 to clear the Occupy protest camp established outside St Paul’s Cathedral last October.
By David Brown, February 8, 2012
Emboldened by the successful arrests of around 400 protesters last week, the city government of Oakland, California is hoping to curb all future protests through stricter enforcement of permit laws.
By Kate Randall, February 6, 2012
US Park Police raided the Occupy DC encampment on Saturday morning, removing protesters’ personal belongings, the majority of tents, and making 11 arrests.
By Iqra Qalam, January 31, 2012
Forty people were arrested last Friday in a brutal police crackdown on an Occupy Rondebosch Common demonstration in Cape Town, South Africa.
By Niall Green, January 31, 2012
The restrictions put in place by the National Parks Service against demonstrators in the US capital are the latest politically-driven effort to shut down the Occupy movement.
By Jack Hood, January 26, 2012
About two thousand people participated in demonstrations on Friday in San Francisco, and police in riot gear responded with 24 arrests.