(Goodman 2012) Video: Occupier describes injuries (including handprint-shaped bruises), seizures suffered during NYPD raid


Goodman, Amy. Video: Occupier describes injuries (including handprint-shaped bruises), seizures suffered during NYPD raid. AlterNet. 2012 Mar 23 [airdate]. Segment of Democracy Now television broadcast with text summary. Accessed 2012 Apr 2. WebCite archival copy available at http://www.webcitation.org/66cTZhR0J.(Original formerly available from: http://www.alternet.org/newsandviews/article/866567/video:_occupier_cecily_mcmcillan_describes_seizure,_injuries__suffered_during_nypd_raid/; currently not available.) Video available from: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgMT3MaVvwg. Transcript of segment and video of entire broadcast available from: http://www.democracynow.org/2012/3/23/exclusive_ows_activist_cecily_mcmillan_describes. Transcript archived by WebCite at http://www.webcitation.org/66cThc8nA.

Democracy Now host Amy Goodman interviews Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan and her National Lawyers Guild attorney Meghan Maurus. McMillan was arrested by police during a demonstration in New York City on March 17, 2012, marking the six-month anniversary of the beginning of the Occupy Wall Street movement. She suffered a seizure and a broken rib during the arrest, and bruises are visible on several parts of her body. She states that she was not allowed to contact her family or a lawyer while she was held by the police, despite frequently repeated requests, and the police would not inform her of the charges against her.

 

 

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