New York protesters clash with police
Thousands of protesters who have been camping out near Wall Street have spilled out onto the roadway, causing the Brooklyn Bridge to be shut down. At least 700 people have been arrested, including a New York Times reporter.
Ed preface: The following news is neither directly nor even indirectly connected to the Christian faith. However it is supplied because -
- much of the Western mainstream media are failing to report, or under-reporting, significant events
- it is incumbent on the Christian believer to be aware of and seek to interpret the nature of the times in which we live in the light of God's word (1 Chron 12:32).
A clash and confrontation between NYPD and thousands of protesters took place on New York’s Brooklyn Bridge.
The demonstration started by Wall Street and then protesters rallied toward the Brooklyn Bridge. When they got on the bridge, the police cordoned off both sides of the Brooklyn Bridge and started to move in on the protesters to make arrests for blocking traffic and disorderly conduct.
The protesters were banging drums and chanting, “The whole world is watching!” Police moved in, there were paddywagons brought to the scene, and things got very physical, RT’s New York correspondent Marina Portnaya reported.
Witnesses say it is impossible to even count the amount of police officers that were dispatched to the scene. Clashes erupted, and they got violent. Read on.....