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Breaking News from 06/05
by indybay
Sunday Jun 6th, 2004 2:11 AM
breaking news from the june 5th anti-war demo and breakaway marh.
Reclaim the Commons/G8 Updates:
Saturday night: A Vigil for Cammerin Boyd, shot by SFPD, was held near where he was killed by the police. | 9PM: A free screening of Miami Model: Free Trade Police State. The night also included a tribute to Ronald Reagan.

Reports from Saturday's anti-war & anti-G8 protests: Photos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | Videos: 1 | 2
5:20PM - People gathering at the Temporary Autonomous Zone -- civil disobedience to protest the ticketing of homeless people sleeping in Golden Gate Park (Stanyan and Haight Streets).
4:50PM - A large number of police are leaving in buses.
4:00PM - The breakaway has returned to the Embarcadero, where the large crowd of several thousand has been surrounded by riot police. Several protesters have been singled out for arrest. Webcam
3:41PM - Break away marchers have moved in to Justin Herman plaza, where the anti-war demonstration is permited, but are still being followed by police.
3:38PM - 200 person breakaway march faces 200 police, a great number of them on motorcycles.
2:56PM - One group of protesters is almost at pier 39; police are trying to surround them. IMC reporter and CBS helicopter are on the scene.
2:53PM - 5 Patty wagons between piers 31 and 33, along with 30 motorcycle police and 100 footsoldiers; 3 confirmed arrests; march forced onto the sidewalk. Protesters learn that Ronald Reagan died today.
2:45PM - 2 Protesters arrested, 4 legal observers surrounded.
2:43PM - 300 protesters on the move, headed towards Justin Herman Plaza, police with flexicuffs on their tail.
2:39PM - Police orders protesters to disperse at Greenwich and Battery Streets
2:35PM - Protesters at Pier 17, surrounded by police.

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For in-depth coverage and analysis, check [ Biotech IMC ] Announcements and schedules: [ Reclaim the Commons ] G8 Georgia: [ Atlanta IMC | No G8 ]