In a letter sent today to Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly, the New York Civil Liberties Union objected to the Police Department’s mistreatment of journalists covering Occupy Wall Street protests.
U.S. Marine Corps. Sgt. Shamar Thomas went toe to toe with NYPD during Occupy Times Square over police brutality plaguing the #OWS movement.
In New York, thousands marched in various protests by trade unions, students, environmentalists, and community groups.
Stripping away all of the background noise and just showing the people demonstrates their undeniable humanity. Their faces tell their story.
An NYPD police scooter is seen striking and pinning Ari Douglas, a National Lawyers Guild Observer, during an Occupy Wall Street march this morning.
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After a tense night filled with reports of police raids on Occupy Wall Street camps in other cities, an estimated 2000 supporters crowded Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan prepared to defend the OWS camp from eviction by NYPD
The AFL-CIO has called on NY area members to travel to the OWS encampment to stand guard against a planned eviction and police attack
Occupy Wall Street organizers have issued an emergency call to action to prevent impending eviction from their camp in Zuccotti Park.
Transgender #OccupyWallStreet Protester Arrested During Brooklyn Bridge March Segregated, Humiliated by NYPD
Justin Adkins, a trans-queer activist and Assistant Director of the Multicultural Center at Williams College, was arrested as part of the “Occupy Wall Street” protest on October 1 at the Brooklyn Bridge.
With New York a short bus trip away Paul Weiskel decided to take his camera, laptop, and other essentials to help document this movement of movements, just average people, standing up against the banksters who are holding our democracy and country hostage.
We watched from above as people began climbing the cords and metal of the bridge to escape the cops. People on the pedestrian bridge were trying to pull people up out of the roadway.
On September 24th, 2011, the lie revealed itself. We live in a world where only 1 percent of us are protected and served.
Video shows NYPD allowing protesters to proceed to the center of the Brooklyn Bridge bridge, where they were stopped and arrested. Critics have charged that protesters were led to believe they were being led across the bridge by police, then trapped.
100s arrested as they were trapped on the road section of the Brooklyn bridge. This gallery is from when the Occupy Wall Street march arrived on the Brooklyn Bridge, until the police escorted photographers from the occupied section of the road away.
A somber Paul Simon delivers a deeply moving performance of his song “The Sound of Silence,” at Manhattan’s ground zero on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attack on New York City and the Twin Towers.