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POLICE USE PAINFUL NEW WEAPON ON G20 PROTESTERS

By Allison Kilkenny, True/Slant

This technology has been deployed in Iraq as an

"anti-insurgent weapon" -- it could easily be used as a

torture tool.

http://www.alternet.org/story/142921/police_use_painful_new_weapon_on_g20_protesters

As you'll see, the students were (a) not numerous, and (B) not really doing much of anything, but sort of hanging out. And yet the cops were suited up for heavy combat (in some galaxy far, far away), and came down hard on.... nothing. They lobbed gas grenades, dragged people off, etc., as if there were a riot going on. But the only figures breaking any laws on that calm campus were the cops themselves.

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RlVKgIfqsk]YouTube - G20 Police State 12 - SHOCKING! G20 2009 Police Attack Students at University of Pittsburgh[/ame]

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJxEmUl8Qh4]YouTube - Pittsburgh Police Use Nazi StyleTactics Wearechange 09-24-09[/ame]


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Cops in Fatigues Throw Protester into Unmarked Car at G-20 Protests and Drive off

wtf is this horse shit?!

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8CNa_viKg0]YouTube - Arrest at G20 Demonstrations, September 24, 2009[/ame]


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September 29, 2009

Mike

I'm protesting the repression in Pittsburgh because what those "Officers Of The Law" did was disgusting... It makes me want to cry... But I'm too mad to cry.


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They took the first video offline. I didn't get to see it, was it that bad?
You mean this one?...

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etv8YEqaWgA]YouTube - G20 2009: Police Attack Students at University of Pittsburgh[/ame]


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A story of two protests in the United States, six weeks apart.

August, 2009, in Portsmouth New Hampshire, an armed protester threatens to "water the tree of liberty" with the blood of tyrants and patriots.

September, 2009, in Pittsburgh, unarmed protesters challenge the G-20 leaders to stop destroying the earth, and exploiting its people.

For whom did the batons, gas, sound weapons, National Guard and curfews get deployed? Who got arrested? Who got endless news coverage and who got almost none? Whose free speech was protected and who was criminalized?

Outraged by the police/military repression of protest at the G-20 in Pittsburg? Sign this letter to be delivered Friday October 2, and ask your friends to sign it.

http://www.worldcantwait.net/index.php/home-mainmenu-289/5879-stand-with-the-g-20-protesters


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Man accused of 'tweeting' police locations at G20 protest

http://www.odt.co.nz/news/world/76561/man-accused-039tweeting039-police-locations-g20-protest

FBI Raids Queens Home in G20 Protest Twitter Crackdown

http://gothamist.com/2009/10/05/fbi_raids_queens_home_in_g20_protes.php


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[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JySzR9G5KNc]YouTube - Democracy 101: Pittsburgh G20 Protests and the Police Occupation of Pitt University[/ame]


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More on the Tweeter that was arrested.

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZpqL4lggGE]YouTube - DN! Twitter Crackdown (1): NYC Activist Arrested for Using Social Networking Site during G-20 Protest in Pittsburghl[/ame]

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[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpokByNQwCI&feature=related]YouTube - DN! Twitter Crackdown (2): NYC Activist Arrested for Using Social Networking Site during G-20 Protest in Pittsburgh[/ame]

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That kind of retarded crap really ticks me off. "We the People" Not "We the Corporations, the lobbyists, the Politicians, The Man."

People up top need to wake up and realize the only reason they're in charge is because we put them there, "We the people" can remove them as well.


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