The NY police led peaceful protesters into a trap and began arrests for no apparent reason. Check out this video.
At 0:44 the NYPD begins leading protest marchers into the lane of traffic. No attempt is made to stop the marchers—they are clearly being led by the police into what will turn out to be a trap on the middle of the bridge.
At 3:13 the NYPD forms a line and begins to stop the protesters that they had been leading across the bridge.
At 4:45, the NYPD begins arresting peaceful protesters.
New York, NY
Oct 2 2011 - 1:37pm