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‘Taser happy’ police use stun gun to subdue Occupy DC protester

 
A video of police using a Taser stun gun against an Occupy protester at Washington DC’s McPherson Square has garnered widespread attention as the movement fights to maintain its 24-hour presence at the site despite a ban on overnight camping. Read more…
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Egyptian activists lend their ‘savoir faire’ to Wall Street protesters

 
Shouting “Down with the government!” in Arabic, a group of protesters marched down a street, waving picket signs and flags. One might think they were watching a scene lifted directly from an Arab Spring demonstration, but guess again – it’s an Occupy Wall Street protest in New York. Read more…
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Tunisia’s online community pokes fun at US, France with #trolling campaign

 
After instigating a popular uprising against former President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali earlier this year, Tunisia’s Internet community have now turned their sights to a new online activity – “trolling”. Read more…
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California clashes cast shadow on 'Occupy' movement

 
Seeking to defuse tensions with supporters of the Occupy movement in the northern California city of Oakland, officials are looking at ways to facilitate a dialogue with members of the group as a week marked by clashes between police and protesters comes to a close. Watch the videos...
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