Monday, November 14, 2011

Occupy Oakland raided by police before dawn

The raid closed the Frank Ogawa Plaza. The police dismantled tents and arrested about 20 people according to reports. Eviction warnings had been issued earlier.

On Sunday evening a raid was also made by police on Occupy Portland. Up to 50 people were reported arrested there. In Canada as well some occupations have been shut down and others are threatened.

There appears to be a general crackdown on occupy protests in the U.S. Protesters were evicted in Denver Colorado and Salt Lake City Utah on Saturday November 12th. There were seventeen arrested in Denver police report. For more see this article.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-15725819

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