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Protesters Accuse Police of Improperly Using Barricades

A lawsuit, stemming from an Occupy Wall Street demonstration in November, asked a judge to issue an order forbidding certain uses of barricades.
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Police Agree to Revisions in Crowd Control at Protests

United States / New York : City Room (7 years ago)

The agreement, which formalizes a judicial injunction issued in 2004, will ensure that protesters will not be trapped inside pens surrounded by police barricades, among other changes in procedure. Read Post

NYPD Crackdown on Subway Riders Using More Than 1 Seat

United States / New York : Gothamist (5 years ago)

Raphael Brion's Flickr There was a 17% spike last year in the number of summonses issued to subway riders who occupy more than one seat. Between January and November 2009, transit police issued 8,700 tickets to commuters who exceede... Read Post

Vegan Protesters Demand Cruelty-Free Dunkin' Donuts

United States / New York : Gothamist (5 years ago)

A Fine Blog A Fine Blog spotted a demonstration today outside the Dunkin' Donuts on East 14th Street, where protesters were handing out free vegan donuts and literature about the chain's use of factory farm eggs: "When asked if DD w... Read Post


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