Video: Occupy Protesters Shut Down Oakland Port

Video: Occupy Protesters Shut Down Oakland Port

Video: Occupy Protesters Shut Down Oakland Port

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Since last week when Iraq war veteran Scott Olsen was critically injured by the police force during a peaceful protest in Oakland, the Northern Californian city has become a focal point for the nationwide Occupy movement. Yesterday, hundreds of Occupy Oakland protesters marched in the General Strike against economic inequality and police brutality. The protesters succeeded in shutting down downtown and the Port of Oakland. Reuters reports.

—Jin Zhao

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