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8. Police Brutality Protest In Union Square Draws ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Support
Police Brutality Protest In Union Square Draws ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Support

October 22, 2011 9:12 PM

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Dozens of “Occupy Wall Street” protesters marched in support of an annual protest against police violence Saturday.

The 16th National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality was bigger than it has been in years past, according to its co-founder Carl Dix.

“Look, when we talk about the police brutality and repression, the people that comes down on primarily are part of the 99 percent, so we see it as a companion issue,” he told WCBS 880′s Monica Miller.

“If we go down there and talk with them about it, they’re shocked, they’re horrified, but they also have been given a taste of that by the police down at Wall Street. The way people got pepper sprayed for nothing,” he added.

Christina Gonzalez from Far Rockaway says she was rounded up while participating in a protest four weeks ago at Union Square. She joined the protest to express her anger, saying she still doesn’t have feeling in her thumbs after being handcuffed...

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