PEN Deplores Occupy Wall Street Press Freedom Violations

In a press release issued on November 15, the PEN American Center deplored the violation of press freedoms in connection with the Occupy Wall Street protests. Journalists (including reporters from news outlets including CNBC, NBC, CBS, The Wall Street Journal, and Reuters) were barred from streets in lower Manhattan surrounding Zuccotti Park, where hundreds of police in riot gear descended...

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Occupy protests – Monday 7 November 2011

Follow live updates on the Occupy movement across the US here. 10am:[1] Occupy Wall Street protesters are taking part in an “11-mile neighbourhood march” this morning, walking from Washington Heights in north Manhattan to the OWS base of Zuccotti Park. Demonstrators say the march will “connect New York’s communities with the Occupy Wall Street Movement”. Local elected officials and community...

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Press Release: Wealthy People Show Support for Protests with New Website: “We are the 1 percent. We stand with the 99 percent.”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Tuesday, November 1, 2011Contact: Lacy MacAuley, Institute for Policy Studies; (202) 445-4692 mobile; lacy@ips-dc.orgChuck Collins, Institute for Policy Studies; (617) 308-4433; chuckcollins7@mac.com[1][2] Wealthy People Show Support for Protests with new website: “We are the 1 percent. We stand with the 99 percent.” Washington DC – Resource Generation and Wealth for Common Good today announced a new...

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