US Federal Police Evicting Activists from Venezuelan Embassy in Washington – Consortiumnews

The text of the eviction notice reads in part: ““Ambassadors Vecchio and [Gustavo] Tarre have requested and directed anyone who is present on this property to depart from it immediately, and to not return without these ambassadors’ express authorization,” said the eviction notice, which was dated May 13. “Any person who refuses to comply with these requests and orders to depart from this property will be trespassing in violation of federal and District of Columbia law and may be arrested and criminally prosecuted.”

 

Source: US Federal Police Evicting Activists from Venezuelan Embassy in Washington – Consortiumnews

OWS Week 9/12 : DNC, Chicago Teachers, Bradley Manning, Occupy Obama HQ, Drone protests

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This episode of the show; DNC protests, Chicago Teachers Union demos and Free Bradley Manning vigil continues. OWS Week stayed in Charlotte North Carolina to capture the last days of popular protests against the two-party system in America. The patriots and veterans converged on the Obama HQ in Washington DC in support of Bradley Manning and over in Chicago. Fannie Mae got it with highly controversial action: young folks burning registration cards and ripping up the constitution with the ultimate symbolism reminiscent of burning draft cards back in the days of the Vietnam War.

OWS Week 9/5: RNC, DNC protests continued, Bradley Manning, Poverty March

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This episode of the show; RNC, Tampa Florida protests, DNC, Charlotte North Carolina demos, March on Wall Street South, Bradley Manning Trial update, Anti-Romney protests DC.  Protest actions kicked up a notch in waning days of Tampa’s Republican National Convention.  Occupy and allies’ Sunday March on Wall Street South prior to start of Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.  Fort Meade, Maryland for solidarity and soundbites from Bradley Manning supporters and Washington, DC, where Occupy joined labor for anti-Romney march.

OWS Week 6/20 – NY Silent March, NATO-3, Obama fundraiser protest

This OWS Week episode covers the March from NY’s Washington Square to an Obama fundraiser at an actress’ house to protest no substantial investigation into the massive, criminal Bankers fraud.  NY Silent March Against Racial Profiling: thousands march in silence as an illustration of both the tragedy and serious threat of NYC’s “stop and frisk” policy.  NYC and Chicago’s noisy casserole rallies in solidarity with Quebec students, a report on the NATO-5’s day in court on Tuesday, June 12th on terrorism charges, and PEPCO electric bill hike protests in Washington DC.

OWS Week 4/11/12, Occupy DC/DC Now, Chicago Spring, Florida protests

Press TV’s new program; ‘OWS Week’ highlights 7 days of the protest movement’s happenings as viewed from American protesters’ eyes. The program also examines the wide range of social issues addressed by the ‘occupy’ movement in the US.

This episode of the show covers a range of actions across America. They included the Occupy DC/DC Now; a protest march in Washington against student fee hikes. Thousands of 99ers joined the transit Union workers in 20 US cities including New York and Boston. The Chicago Spring rallies against social, economic and political injustices were called to “educate, inspire and unite.”

And in Tampa Florida protests hit the “State of the City 2012” mayoral address against the coming Republican National Convention.