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City Won't Defend NYPD Officer in Occupy Suit

Friday, August 03, 2012

New York City officials have taken the unusual step of refusing to defend a police inspector. He's being sued for blasting protesters with pepper spray during last fall's Occupy Wall Street protests.

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OWS Protesters Vow Spring Come Back

Monday, March 19, 2012

A day after police broke up a rally at Manhattan's Zuccotti Park in Manahttan and arrested dozens, Occupy Wall Street protesters said their movement for economic justice will pick up steam this spring.

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Bloomberg: Call for Occupy Probe is 'Ridiculous'

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is standing behind the NYPD's handling of protesters that once inhabited Zuccotti Park.

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NY Congressman Calls for DOJ Probe into NYPD Actions Against Protesters

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

The ranking member of the U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution is asking for an investigation into allegations of excessive force against Occupy Wall Street protestors by the NYPD and other police forces across the country.

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Local Media Call NYPD Treatment of Journalists 'Hostile'

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

New York Police Department Commissioner Ray Kelly has issued an internal messaged to officers ordering them not to unreasonably interfere with media access during news coverage.

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2 Protesters to Sue City for Alleged Civil Rights Violations

Monday, November 21, 2011

Two anti-Wall Street protesters are filing a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and police department Monday, alleging they were unlawfully searched and unlawfully arrested after participating in a protest at a Citibank branch in Greenwich Village last month.

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Bloomberg: Bridge Marchers Didn't Represent Protesters

Friday, November 18, 2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the several anti-Wall Street thousand protesters who marched over the Brooklyn Bridge Thursday didn't really represent Occupy Wall Street.

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Protesters Stay Awake All Night at Zuccotti Park

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

About a dozen activists stayed awake all night at Zuccotti Park where a handful of skirmishes erupted between police and protesters who were evicted in a nighttime sweep Tuesday tried to figure out what to do next.

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The Takeaway

Mayor Bloomberg Press Conference on Zuccotti Park Eviction

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

The Takeaway goes live to a press conference by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg regarding his decision to evict the Occupy Wall Street protesters from Zuccotti Park. 

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Kelly: NYPD Prepared for Protests

Friday, October 07, 2011

Saturday marks the third straight week of the Occupy Wall Street protests. Organizers said there are no large actions planned for the weekend. Still, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said the NYPD was prepared.

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Union Members, Wall Street Protesters to Converge at Police Plaza

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Labor activists and members of the Occupy Wall Street protests will converge at One Police Plaza Friday evening to protest police tactics, namely the use of pepper-spray against some of the protesters during a march last weekend.

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NYPD Will Investigate Pepper Spray Incident

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the department will conduct its own investigation into use of pepper spray during a protest against Wall Street last week.

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Wall Street Protests Skip the Script - and Why that's Good

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

This is counter to how many protests work - with scheduled speakers, officially printed signs, organized buses. But as those marches on Washington have found less and less traction in the media and the public imagination over the years, maybe something less scripted has a chance to break out.

-Justin Krebs, It's A Free Country blogger.

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