Tag: Police Brutality

Elsewhere in Occupy for December 15th through December 18th

Here’s what The Occupier thinks you should be reading: The First Zuccotti Park: Hooverville – Justice Department faults Seattle police use of force – latimes.com – Tomgram: Barbara Ehrenreich and John Ehrenreich, The Fall of the "Liberal Elite" | TomDispatch – Another Occupy Portland Sitdown with Mayor Sam Adams | Blogtown, PDX – Occupy the…

Elsewhere in Occupy for December 8th through December 10th

Here’s what The Occupier thinks you should be reading: Daily Occupations Report Dec. 9, 2011 | Free Speech TV – Occupy vs. Big Labor – Occupy Wall Street – Salon.com – The Foot Cavalry of the 99 Percent » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names – VIDEO: OWS Occupies Movie-Set Replica Of Itself, for…

Mayor Sam Adams is Not a Friend of the Occupation

Mayor Sam Adams is in the perhaps enviable position of being portrayed in the media as sympathetic to the Occupation in his city. Such a portrait makes his harsh directives against the Occupation look like compromises, and when not taking steps against the Occupation, his inaction looks like support. However, this rosy picture of our…

D3: Four Photos of Police Brutality

You can contact The Occupier and submit your photos and videos at [email protected] “I talked with sergeants last night,” Simpson said. “It’s pretty unlikely we hit someone in the face with a baton.” – Sgt. Simpson of the PPB We should ask Sgt. Simpson about the back of the head. At The Occupier, we take…

Today in Occupy: December 4, 2011

Occupy Portland sustained Portland Police Bureau’s attempted eviction from Shemanski Park. Approximately 75 demonstrators remained in the early morning. Thirty demonstrators slept in the park overnight. The Portland Police Bureau released a statement that Occupy Portland demonstrators used children as human shields and that no children suffered injury. Oregonian photographer Ray Whitehouse published evidence of…

Police Brutality: Send Evidence Here

Urgent request to the public: to end the police coverup of violence, we need your photos and videos that show police brutality in progress. Upload your photos and videos to any service you like (Facebook, Flickr, Youtube, Vimeo, etc.) and send links to your evidence, labeled Police Brutality, to the following addresses: [email protected] and [email protected]

Sunday Was Our Beat-Down

By Judas James Around 7 a.m. Sunday morning I was sleeping in my tent when my whole tent shook, and it was a Portland Police Officer telling me I had five minutes to leave. As I crawled out of my tent, I saw everybody else coming out of theirs. The cops were actually nice about…