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Occupy the Midwest

Police Forcibly Evict Midwest Occupy Conference Participants; 14 Arrested

Mark Taylor-Canfield | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics
Mark Taylor-Canfield

Organizers of the three-day Midwest Occupy Conference claim that conference participants were subjected to police brutality and that their First Amendment rights were violated Thursday night when law enforcement officers with batons aggressively attacked a group of 150 demonstrators who were marching out of Compton Hill Reservoir Park at 10:48 p.m.