Police Attack Several Thousand Protesters in Oakland

26 Oct

Infoshop News (October 25, 2011) – The Oakland police tonight are attacking several thousand demonstrators with flash grenades, tear gas, and rubber bullets. The ongoing attacks by the police follow a day which saw the authorities attack the Occupy Oakland camp and arrest over 80 people.

  • OPD has called for a full scale multi county tactical alert for riot in progress.
  • Heavy tear gas again in downtown Oakland
  • Media being attacked by the police.
  • Stand off at 14th and Broadway
  • Reports that police are using illegal military technology such as sound cannons against protesters

2 Responses to “Police Attack Several Thousand Protesters in Oakland”


  1. If Deep Green Resistance & the Occupy movement merged… « Earth First! Newswire - October 28, 2011

    […] It seems few disagree these days, from Occupiers to Tea Partiers: corporations and governments both suck. We live under what is best described as a global dictatorship of the market. It’s a regime enforced by an expensive police state at home, military empire abroad. Its only a matter of time before these forces respond as they did this week in Oakland. […]

  2. Remember, Remember, the fifth of November (and a few other days this month too) « Earth First! Newswire - November 2, 2011

    […] Forty-eight hours after the police eviction of Occupy Oakland last week, using crowd control weapons, which injured people, the fences were torn down and park was retaken. […]

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