Occupy Seattle sends press release; new phone app aids those arrested

Occupy Seattle members have sent out a press release declaring their intention to protest an upcoming speech by Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, at a University of Washington event in downtown Seattle next Wednesday. And if any member is about to get arrested, a new Android-based app[1] will help them notify a lawyer, family and friends with one touch....

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Free Press Condemns Ongoing Arrests of Journalists at Occupy Protests

On Saturday, six journalists, many with press credentials, were arrested when Oakland, Calif. police clashed with Occupy protesters. These arrests bring the total number of journalists detained in Occupy protests nationwide to nearly 50. Free Press has been tracking journalist arrests and press suppression related to the Occupy movement since September. The full list can be viewed here: http://storify.com/jcstearns/tracking-journalist-arrests-during-the-occupy-prot[1]. “While...

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Israel’s destruction of Palestinian property undermines efforts to curb Covid-19

Ongoing demolitions and threats of forcible transfer, amid plans for Israel’s next government to unilaterally annex large parts of the West Bank, jeopardises the health and safety of thousands of Palestinians. A land grab would not only disenfranchise Palestinians and erode their hopes for genuine self-determination, but also sever coordination between Israeli and Palestinian authorities necessary to counter the spread...

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PRESS RELEASE — Chinese Community Joins Local Occupy Wall Street Protests and Declares: “We Are the 99%!”

CHINESE PROGRESSIVE ASSOCIATION PRESS ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 11, 2011 PRESS CONTACTS: Chinese Community Joins Local Occupy Wall Street Protests and Declares: “We Are the 99%!” On Wednesday, October 11th, members of the Chinese community in San Francisco will be joining the nationwide movement to Occupy Wall Street, and declaring that they too are the 99% who are suffering...

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