Afterwards, some protesters sat down in the middle of the mall, in front of the AEC. Captain William Fisher, the Philly policeman in charge of the police operation supervising the event, gave advance warning that people who stayed in the area would be arrested.
Top Philly Cop Warning Protesters of Imminent arrest
image by Rob Kall
Seven protesters made a decision to get arrested.
Protester being cuffed
image by Cheryl Biren Wright
This was a very effective visibility event which brought substantial media attention and coverage.
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