NYC, March 24: Occupy Wall Street stages a protest against the suppression of the movement, and of police brutality, surveillance and infiltration. Demand are made for the resignation of Police Commissioner Ray Kelley and justice for slain teenager Trayvon Martin. 600 people rally in Zuccotti Park and march to Union Square, at times taking the [...]
Liberty Plaza is violently raided by NYPD officers seeking to prevent citizens from gathering freely to celebrate the six-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street.
NYC, March 17: The NYPD had already violently cleared Zuccotti Park, ending celebrations of Occupy Wall Street’s six-month anniversary. From behind barricades, Occupiers demand that the police provide medical treatment for a woman beaten by police and having gone into convulsions. Police push back the crowd the distance of another block, provoking panic by repeatedly [...]
I asked the media work group if this video should go up on our website. They posted it on Occupytvny so here we go. Police violence at Liberty Park.
These videos shows the violence of the NYPD against the peaceful protesters. It also shows the extreme levels the City of New York went to in order to silence the press. There is some overlap of the two videos but the second video shows the NYPD violence outside of the park.
November 15, 2011 at Liberty Park