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Oakland Police attack protestors on 880 freeway after education protest
by The Black Hour ( theblackhour [at] gmail.com )
Monday Mar 8th, 2010 4:40 AM
Towards the end of the March 4 'Day of Action' to Defend Public Education, over 150 people took over an Oakland freeway in a direct action that caused traffic to be shut down for an hour. When police closed in on protestors, some began hitting students with their clubs in their legs, arms and backs.

OAKLAND-Towards the end of the March 4 'Day of Action' to Defend Public Education, over 150 people took over an Oakland freeway in a direct action that caused traffic to be shut down for an hour.

Police moved in on protestors and some officers began hitting protestors yelling, "Get on the Ground!" and "Get on the Fucking Ground!" Those who did not move fast enough with beaten with three-foot clubs. Men and women were both equally beaten.

Protestors were not seen making threatening moves, or resisting arrest.
§The attack begins
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 4:40 AM

Take note of Ofc. 526 putting his gloves on. Looks like he's getting ready for battle. "Awww sukky-sukky now!"
§The attack continues
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 4:40 AM

Ofc 526 charging, on the left side, an Ofc. 884 hits protestor in knees
§Chaotic scene
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 4:40 AM

Ofc. 884 hits protesters with Orange bandana on head, girl runs away from chaos
§Protests attempt to escape, Police continue attack
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 4:40 AM

Ofc. 982 pulling protester, hitting them in back, protestors hop onto 980 interchange
§Police pulling, beating protestors
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 4:40 AM

Police Ofc. 982 continues putting protestor, Sgt. R. Holgrem appeared to be telling them to stop, or ease up on punishment
§Ofc. 526 beats protestor
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 4:40 AM

Ofc. 526 repeatedly wacks protestor in the ass
§Protestor seeks mercy
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 4:40 AM

Protestor continually begs for mercy, lifts legs in submission
§OPD: Next contestant on catch a beat down
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 4:40 AM

Ofc. 526 looks for next target
§Pulling off scarves
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 4:40 AM

Ofc. 884 pulls off protestors face banana
§Forcibly removing bandana mask
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 4:40 AM

Ofc. 884 pulls off protestors face banana