Friday, September 07, 2007

Washington Cossacks Trample War Protesters

Everybody's Daddy, your friendly neighbourhood police force, and this kind of behaviour is not just unique to DC, it's the same everywhere, just search "police brutality" on Youtube if you have a day and a half to spare.

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Mounted police charged in to break up an outdoor press conference and demonstration against the Iraq war in Washington on Thursday, arresting three people, organizers and an AFP reporter said.

"The police suppressed the press conference. In the middle of the speeches, they grabbed the podium" erected in a park in front of the White House for the small gathering, Brian Becker, national organizer of the ANSWER anti-war coalition, told AFP.

"Then, mounted police charged the media present to disperse them," Becker said. more

Graphics relate to a janitors strike, I know not where.

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