Wednesday, July 25, 2012

NYPD 'consistently violated basic rights' during Occupy protests – Report by NYU and Fordham law schools




Photograph: Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters


Via The Guardian


"...evidence that police made violent late-night raids on peaceful encampments, obstructed independent legal monitors and was opaque about its policies"

"Obstruction of press freedoms and independent legal monitoring, including arrests of at least 10 journalists, and multiple cases of preventing journalists from reporting on protests or barring and evicting them from specific sites."

Full article here.

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