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Mon Oct 24 2011 (Updated 11/18/11)San Jose Police Continue Raids on City Hall Occupiers' Camp
Mon Oct 24 2011 (Updated 11/18/11)Demonstrator Scales Wall to Protest from Atop 3 Story City Hall Structure
Protests that began on the plaza at San Jose City Hall on October 2nd continue around the clock. The San Jose Police Department has issued many arrests and citations in the middle of the night, mostly for illegal camping. After the first raid on October 21st, when 8 people were arrested and one cited, protesters returned to City Hall to rebuild camp immediately upon their release from jail.
On October 24th, a protester climbed atop a wall estimated to be 36 feet high and five feet wide to protest the continuing police raids. As of November 16th he remains on his perch, despite rain and cold..
On October 25th a contingent of occupiers attended the San Jose City Council meeting and presented a letter demanding that the rights of the occupiers be respected by police. They called on City Manager Debra Figone to retract false accusations that the protesters have conducted themselves in an uncivil manner.
Photos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | Video: 1 | 2 | Occupy San Jose
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