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White shirt NYPD pepper spray women behind barricade at #OccupyWallStreet
by MinistryOfTruth
Sunday Sep 25th, 2011 4:30 AM
Watch this graphic video of unprovoked NYPD violence. Despite YouTube suppression, it has gone viral. Help it go farther by tweeting, sharing it, and getting out the evidence of what is going on at #OccupyWallStreet.
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Sun Sep 25, 2011 at 01:00 AM PDT
NYPD pepper spray women behind barricade at #OccupyWallStreet goes viral DESPITE Youtube suppression
by MinistryOfTruth

There were really large crowds today, more than I have seen in my 5 straight days here. I was interviewed by WPIX channel 11, and during the interview I was asked what I would say to those who feel it is a waste of taxpayer money to have the police surrounding the protestors. I don't remember exactly what I said, but I told her something to the effect of that each and every protestor is a taxpayer, and that I thank each and every police officer for the job they do, and that part of the reason we are protesting Wall Street is for the police officers who are with us, the other 99%.

Moments later a police officer nearby who had overheard me thanked me. We really are on the same side against these rich bastards, if we could just stop fighting each other this would all be easier.

So it is ironic that hours later I found this video and got to meet one of the young ladies who was pepper sprayed. Here is another version of the incident caught on Youtube. She is the blonde woman to the left in the beginning of the video.

Watch this graphic video of unprovoked NYPD violence. Despite YouTube suppression, it has gone viral. Help it go farther by tweeting, sharing it on facebook, and getting out the evidence of what is going on at #OccupyWallStreet.

There were really large crowds today, more than I have seen in my 5 straight days here. I was interviewed by WPIX channel 11, and during the interview I was asked what I would say to those who feel it is a waste of taxpayer money to have the police surrounding the protestors. I don't remember exactly what I said, but I told her something to the effect of that each and every protestor is a taxpayer, and that I thank each and every police officer for the job they do, and that part of the reason we are protesting Wall Street is for the police officers who are with us, the other 99%.

Moments later a police officer nearby who had overheard me thanked me. We really are on the same side against these rich bastards, if we could just stop fighting each other this would all be easier.

So it is ironic that hours later I found this video and got to meet one of the young ladies who was pepper sprayed. Here is another version of the incident caught on Youtube. She is the blonde woman to the left in the beginning of the video below.

I want to protect her name, but she told me she had no idea what prompted this attack. Hearing the shrieks of these women sends a chill through my spine. Shame. Shame on the NYPD. We are supposed to be better than this.

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