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Photos: Anarchist Rioters Trash Downtown, Police Hit Back

At least six people were arrested after hundreds of protesters streamed through the streets of Chinatown, SoHo, and eventually the West Village in a march that began with several violent arrests at Sarah Roosevelt Park and ended at Washington Square Park. For much of the march, the NYPD kept its distance as the demonstrators, many clad in black with their faces covered, overturned trash cans and newspaper boxes, and dragged NYPD barricades out into the street.
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Video: Occupy Wall Street Marchers Trash Tribeca In Solidarity With Oakland

United States / New York : Gothamist (3 years ago)

At least ten protesters were arrested last night as nearly 1,000 people gathered in Zuccotti Park for a march on City Hall in solidarity with protesters injured at Occupy Oakland on Tuesday. But the march soon broke off into several... Read Post

Two More Gay-Bashing Attacks Alleged In East Village, SoHo Today

United States / New York : Gothamist (last year)

Hours after hundreds of protesters marched in the West Village to protest a spike in violent hate crimes, more gay men were assaulted in two separate attacks in SoHo and the East Village. Dan Contarino was jumped on East 4th Street ... Read Post

Photos, Video: At Least Six Arrested On Brief, Violent May Day March

United States / New York : Gothamist (last year)

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