Occupy Wall Street Protesters Suppressed by Stun Grenade in Oakland

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Occupy Wall Street protests have spread around the United States as protesters say they are making a stand against corporate greed and income inequality in the country. The protests have attracted a wide range of people, including college students looking for work and the homeless. Authorities have arrested 85 people at Occupy Wall Street protests in Oakland, California. It was reported that there were some 170 protesters at the site, but no one was injured. The police action in Oakland around 4:40 a.m and maintained a heavy presence around the downtown into the morning. Dozens of officers as well as police in riot gear were seen facing off with shouting protesters, who threw rocks, paint and bottles at them.


Oakland police officers in riot gear used tear gas and smoke grenades to disperse a crowd of about 1,000 protesters at dawn on October 25

Oakland police officers in riot gear used tear gas and smoke grenades to disperse a crowd of about 1,000 protesters at dawn on October 25


Police arrested a protester in Oakland. A total of about 85 people have been arrested in the region since “Occupy Wall Street” movement broke out on September 17

Police arrested a protester in Oakland. A total of about 85 people have been arrested in the region since “Occupy Wall Street” movement broke out on September 17


Camps of the protesters were ruined by police

Camps of the protesters were ruined by police


A protester stood looking at a sprawling camp after being suppressed by police

A protester stood looking at a sprawling camp after being suppressed by police


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Protesters in Oakland have set up camps for two weeks to support for the “Occupy Wall Street” movement


A flash grenade or stun grenade left on the streets of Oakland. It is a non-lethal weapon which is designed not to explode but to burn or release a gas that make people stunned

A flash grenade or stun grenade left on the streets of Oakland. It is a non-lethal weapon which is designed not to explode but to burn or release a gas that make people stunned


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Oakland police fired tear gas into Frank Ogawa Plaza before moving into the plaza to disperse Occupy Oakland protesters


Oakland Police entered a camp of protesters after dispersing them

Oakland Police entered a camp of protesters after dispersing them


Protesters said that there were about 100 police vehicles, including armored vehicles. Hundreds of police in riot gear were sent to the area to suppress protesters

Protesters said that there were about 100 police vehicles, including armored vehicles. Hundreds of police in riot gear were sent to the area to suppress protesters


Protesters’ tents were even erected in front of Oakland City Hall

Protesters’ tents were even erected in front of Oakland City Hall

 

 

Related links:

Occupy Oakland protester Scott Olsen critically injured after being hit by police projectile (Pictures & videos)

Latest Images of Occupy Wall Street Protest

New York: Wall Street Protest in Pictures and Video

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This article was published on 2011/10/28
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