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Saturday, March 31th, 2012. New York City – Read the article and watch the videos and share your thoughts. Is the United States of America land of the free and home of the brave?

Occupy Wall Street at Union Square Park in NYC. Photo by Meg Robertson.

A nonviolent protest against police brutality in New York City played out like a script from the satirical Colbert Report on Saturday as at least 14 marchers were arrested and many more were manhandled, including a 16-year-old girl whose shirt was torn off.

“Another day, another few notches out of the right to assembly in Bloombergistan,” Nick Mirzeroff said of the March 24 arrests. “A march against police violence was broken up by – guess what – police violence.”


NYPD Tramples Injured Protester at Union Square


PressTV.com: This episode of OWS Week show takes a long look at the much anticipated American Spring, the nationwide protests, the brutal police crackdowns on the resurgent 99ers’ movement and the occupy arrests.

On Saturday, March 17th, 2012, occupiers gathered at Liberty Plaza (Zuccotti Park) in New York City for the six month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street Movement.
The occupiers in the movement were met yet again with police brutality. NYPD closed the park. By law, the park must be open 24/7.
Occupiers Jose, a Medic; Jerit, Shawn, Alex, share their story.

Is the United States of America land of the free and home of the brave?