Solidarity Suppression Pt. II
See. The people in Oakland scare me. I just came across this video of a protestor being shot in the head. You can’t tell in the video if he’s been shot intentionally or hit by projectile, but one thing’s for sure: He’s being carried away as blood comes from his forehead.
The Wall Street Journal’s Larry Copeland, Judy Keen and Martha T. Moore had this to say in today’s story, “Wall Street Protesters Find Cities’ Patience Wearing Thin”:
“For more than two weeks, the city of Atlanta, downtown residents and business owners have shown tolerance and patience,” Reed says. “The protesters, however, moved from … an initially peaceful demonstration to increasingly aggressive actions.”
Protesters in Oakland said Wednesday that they would return to their protest site hours after police cleared hundreds of people from the streets using tear gas. One protester injured in the melee was Scott Olsen, a former Marine, two-time Iraq War veteran and member of Iraq Veterans Against the War, who sustained a skull fracture after being shot in the head with a police projectile, according to IVAW, an advocacy group.
Read the story in its entirety here.