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Police Harassment leads to injury: NYPD abuse victim arrested while in hospital for treatment

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The second time the police came in to harass protesters, was to take someone's personal property that was setting in another alcove, again claiming it as abandoned despite the presence of an unidentified person claiming ownership of the property.


"unclaimed" Blanket gets arrested by Cory V. Clark

Police threw out several blankets, dog food, books, clothes and other material without regard to the owner's safety, even threatening the owner with arrest if she didn't move off of the matting they were attempting to throw away.

Again police were challenged with citing the law that gave them the authority to take this persons property and throw it in the sanitation truck at the curb, again they were unable to answer the question.


The owners 3ft away it's abandoned! by Cory V. Clark


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Cpt. Greene was present at all three incidents with the same smug smile of satisfaction.

Relief only came for protesters when the Captain finally left the scene for the day.      

The harassment of the Trinity Protesters has steadily increased over the past 109 days they've been protesting in front of Trinity Church, several protesters have been hurt and others have been arrested often without provocation.

Police seem to taking direction from Trinity Church's head of security who often is seen speaking to police officials just before many of the illegal seizures, or other acts of hostility by NYPD, and has even given orders to protesters as if he were in fact a police officer himself.   

A rally will be held on Thursday September 27, 2012 against Stop and Frisk policies, other oppressive and illegal activities conducted by NYPD on the broad Street side of city hall at 10:30 am.

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Cory Clark is an Independent Photojournalist and writer, focused on Civil and Human Rights issues, National and international politics, and Social Justice Movements. He is currently working to document the lives of the homeless from their (more...)
 

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