Video: Police gas protesters, dismantle Occupy Oakland

October 25, 2011
Video: Dozens Arrested at Occupy Oakland as Police Raid Encampment, Tear Down Tents. DemocracyNow/YouTube.

Democracy Now's Amy Goodman speaks to a participant in Occupy Oakland as it comes under attack from police.

Oakland police stormed the Oakland Occupy protest encampment outside City Hall just before 5 a.m. PDT. Police lobbed flash grenades and reportedly fired tear gas. Initial reports say at least 70 people have arrested and the police tore apart the protest camp. Democracy Now! gets a live report from the park by legal observer Marcus Kryshka. Nearly 2,500 people have now been arrested in protests since the start of Occupy Wall Street movement Sept. 17.

[Reprinted from Democracy Now! on YouTube.]

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