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New York police arrest hundreds on first anniversary of 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.

Texas: Austin police provocateurs infiltrated, entrapped Houston Occupy protesters

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.

Los Angeles police riot leads to arrests, injuries

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.

City authorities in Frankfurt, Germany ban Occupy protest

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.

The establishment politics of the May 1 Occupy protests

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.

Union-dominated 99 Percent Spring holds protest stunt in Detroit

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.

Occupy London camp cleared by police from St Paul’s Cathedral

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.

Oakland proposes anti-protest measure after police crackdown

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.

Police raid Occupy DC protest

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.

Forty arrested at Cape Town Occupy

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.

Occupy DC protesters ordered to end camps

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.

Two dozen arrested in San Francisco, California Occupy march

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.