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Police Brutality at Occupy Oakland 1-28-12

Protesters were chanting “Allow us to disperse” before OPD began hitting peaceful protesters with batons

A black veteran was arrested for saying “I’m a vet” to an OPD officer.

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City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez was among the hundreds of people arrested during a sweep of the Occupy Wall Street encampment Tuesday.

He says he was assaulted by the NYPD and have the cuts and bruises to prove it. 

He came to Zuccotti Park to observed and make sure legal rights were not being violated, unfortunately, his rights were violated.

Rodriguez questions how average protesters are treated if the NYPD would assault a councilman.