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This video was anonymously submitted to NewsPower recently, it shows Police officers intimidating and threatening physical violence against protestors arriving in Chicago on May 9th, 2012
“’68, do you know about ’68?”
“Billy clubs to the ——– skull,” one officer says.

CPD Officer 1:

We'll come look for you each and every one of you.
news story has been pulled from CBS Chicago news website.

re-posted story was found on yahoo news

Occupy Protesters Charge Harassment By Chicago Police

CHICAGO (CBS)-- Some visitors in Chicago to protest the NATO summit say Chicago police harassed them Wednesday, and they have video they say proves it.
The group was traveling to Occupy Chicago headquarters on Cermak just west of Chinatown when they were pulled over by Chicago police officers.

They videotaped the encounter.

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“Do you guys have something planned for next week?” one officer asks the group, an apparent reference to the protests planned during the NATO summit of world leaders at McCormick Place on May 20-21.

One of the men in the car replies, “No, not really.”

“Nothing on the horizon?” one officer asks.

Another protester asks why the police are pulling people over “for no reason.” The group said it was just turning their car around.

The officer responds that the group was turning around in private property.
The Occupy group is planning a news conference at 11 a.m. today.

#NATO PRESS CONFERENCE: 11am, 500 W Cermak + BREAKING: Video of CPD Harassing #OChi Protesters, Threatening Violence—
Occupy Chicago (@OccupyChicago)May 10, 2012

“We were just turning around, man,” one of the Occupy members says.

“That’s private property, buddy,” an officer responds.

At that point, another officer started talking about the 1968 Democratic National Convention, where protesters and rioters clashed violently on the street.

“’68, do you know about ’68?”

“Billy clubs to the ——– skull,” one officer says.

The Occupy Chicago group claims that was harassment.

This article originally appeared in CBS Local - Chicago

Originally posted to Occupy Wall Street on Thu May 10, 2012 at 07:25 AM PDT.

Also republished by Police Accountability Group, Your Government at Work, and ClassWarfare Newsletter: WallStreet VS Working Class Global Occupy movement.

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