Turkish Police Douse Pride Rally With Tear Gas, Water Cannons, Rubber BulletsIn stark contrast to the cooperative spirit of San Francisco’s Pride parade Sunday, across the globe in Istanbul, the Pride march was marred by violent clashes with local police.
Berkeley City Council Places Moratorium On Some Police Tactics Against Peaceful ProtestersThe Berkeley City Council voted for a moratorium on the use of tear gas, rubber bullets and over-the-shoulder baton strikes by police against non-violent protesters. In addition police will wear body cameras.
Oakland Cop Who Fired Tear Gas Canister At Occupy Protesters Will Return To JobThe Oakland police officer who was fired three years ago for firing a tear gas canister into a crowd at an Occupy Oakland protest will return to work.
Wanted Parolee Escapes Fremont Police StandoffA wanted parolee has managed to escape from a police standoff in a Fremont neighborhood Monday morning, according to authorities.
Oakland Businesses Regroup After Day Of Protest While damage wasn’t as extensive compared to previous protests, businesses in downtown Oakland were once again trying to recover Wednesday following May Day demonstrations.
Oakland Police Tally 39 Arrests In May Day ProtestsLarge protests in Oakland on Tuesday to mark May Day were mostly peaceful but 39 people were arrested, city of Oakland officials said Wednesday.
Occupy Oakland Protest Turns Violent; Hundreds ArrestedPolice arrested around 200 Occupy Oakland protesters during a day of action Saturday that began with the protesters' attempt to take over a vacant building to establish a community center there.
Auditor To Investigate Police Response At Occupy Oakland Protests Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has appointed an independent investigator to evaluate the police use of force in responding to Occupy demonstrations.
Oakland Police OK'ed Using Tear Gas In Occupy ClashNewly released records show Oakland police approved using tear gas on protesters leading to a violent clash with Occupy Wall Street demonstrators in late October.
Dozens Arrested In New Occupy Oakland Clashes; Port ReopensA small group of protesters was blocking truck traffic at the Port of Oakland a day after a crowd of thousands shut down the major shipping hub. Meanwhile, sporadic confrontations continued overnight between police and Occupy Oakland protesters.
The Whole World Is Watching Occupy OaklandFrom a rally in support of the movement in Egypt’s Tahrir Square to a visit from activist and documentary filmmaker Michael Moore on Friday, Occupy Oakland is drawing attention from around the world.
Tear Gas In 'Occupy Oakland' Clash May Have Violated Police PolicyThe use of tear gas against Occupy demonstrators Tuesday night may have violated Oakland Police Department crowd control policies drafted after the controversial use of non-lethal projectiles at an Iraq War protest.