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Reclaim Occupy SF - December 7, 2011
by Liz Highleyman
Thursday Dec 8th, 2011 2:28 AM
Activists re-occupied Justin Herman Plaza after police raided and cleared the camp in the pre-dawn hours
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Several hundred activists returned to Justin Herman Plaza Wednesday evening, where they re-established the camp taken down in a raid that started about 2am the previous night (Dec. 7). Protesters held a rally near the plaza at noon, followed by a march, a second rally at 5pm, and a general assembly at 6pm.

About 100 activists assembled on the lawn where the camp once stood, and were quickly surrounded by two lines of police. A much larger number of people arriving for the GA in turn surrounded the police.

At one point two men were roughly grabbed by police, with one appearing to be injured. After a long wait, fire department medics were allowed to treat and remove the hurt protester.

After several people were arrested, the standoff ended peacefully when the police left the plaza. As of Dec. 8 at 2am activists continued to occupy the plaza and had put up a number of tents. Police are reportedly standing by, however, and the activists remain alert.
§Police at Justin Herman Plaza
by Liz Highleyman Thursday Dec 8th, 2011 2:28 AM
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§Re-Occupy SF!
by Liz Highleyman Thursday Dec 8th, 2011 2:28 AM
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§Injured protester
by Liz Highleyman Thursday Dec 8th, 2011 2:28 AM
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§Injured protester
by Liz Highleyman Thursday Dec 8th, 2011 2:28 AM
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§Preparing for arrests
by Liz Highleyman Thursday Dec 8th, 2011 2:28 AM
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§First batch of arrestees
by Liz Highleyman Thursday Dec 8th, 2011 2:28 AM
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§Re-Occupy SF!
by Liz Highleyman Thursday Dec 8th, 2011 2:28 AM
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§Re-Occupy SF!
by Liz Highleyman Thursday Dec 8th, 2011 2:28 AM
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§Police surround plaza
by Liz Highleyman Thursday Dec 8th, 2011 2:28 AM
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§More cops...
by Liz Highleyman Thursday Dec 8th, 2011 2:28 AM
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§Re-Occupy SF!
by Liz Highleyman Thursday Dec 8th, 2011 2:28 AM
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Comments  (Hide Comments)

by george Franklin and Luke Hauser
(george [at] dircetaction.org) Thursday Dec 8th, 2011 11:09 PM
Great photos, thanks for being there. i would like to post several of them with my day-after shots at http://www.ReclaimingQuarterly.org/web/occsf/ -- probably will take till the weekend to get them posted. I'll credit each shot. Let me know if you have any concerns, or if you have a URL you'd like me to include. Thanks -- George

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