This clearly is an infringement on protesters rights in Oakland
Arresting 100 people does nothing but round a a whole lot of people that probably had nothing to do with it….So sad
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Police in Oakland, California, rounded up dozens of people who had been calling attention to the Black women that have died as a result of police brutality.
The Northern California city is cracking down after a series of violent protests in 2014. The Associated Press reports that according to Mayor Libby Schaaf’s new policy, people are no longer allowed to rally in the street in order to cut back on violence…oh, and property damage (which is probably the real motivation for the new law). She cited a protest on May 1, where people participating in a rally for Black men killed by police brutality allegedly damaged businesses along Oakland’s auto mall, as a motivator for this change.
In accordance with the new policy, cops apprehended dozens of people on Saturday after coming up against around 100 protesters that refused to be pushed aside. The group…
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