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Kaylee Dedrick — one of the protestors egregiously pepper sprayed by Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna during a 2011 demonstration — has settled with the city for $55,000, her attorney Ronald Kuby told AMNY on Monday. Dedrick was standing behind a barricade when Tony Baloney walked up and doused her and her fellow protestors with pepper […]

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In 2011, Michael Pellagatti was one of the thousands of protesters of Occupy Wall Street who gathered in Zucotti Park to rally against the nation’s crippling financial system. In 2015, he continues to roam those streets to keep its memory alive and ensure the message is present in the area the international movement started. For […]

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Federal judges have dismissed a class-action lawsuit claiming that police officers wrongfully arrested a group of about 700 Occupy protesters in 2011. The outcome is a reversal of the panel’s earlier decision from last summer that the lawsuit should proceed. The demonstrators, who flooded the Brooklyn Bridge without a permit on October 1, 2011, argued […]

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Occupy Wall Street cases are still being settled in courtrooms, more than three years after the protest movement became an international obsession. Three clients of attorney Jeffrey Rothman settled their cases against NYC on Monday and they received a combined total of $142,500. The Daily News reports: The biggest chunk goes to Sandra Fields, 68, of Manhattan, […]

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Yesterday’s march was the single largest environmental rally in history, with Metro reporting estimated attendance of 310,000 and people traveling from all around the world to participate. The United Nations Climate Summit will take place on September 23rd. During the march, Governor Andrew Cuomo declared “Climate Week.” He was joined at the rally by several politicians and celebrities, including U.N. Secretary Ban Ki-moon, […]

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Two weeks after Occupy Wall Street protester Cecily McMillan was let out Rikers for elbowing an officer in Zuccotti Park, she was back in court on Thursday to answer unrelated charges that also happened to involve a confrontation with police reports the New York Times. In 2013, McMillan was arrested in Union Square subway station […]

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Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan, who was charged with a felony for elbowing a police officer, is out of Rikers Island after serving 58 days of her 90 day sentence. She was facing up to seven years after her conviction. According to the AP she was let out after serving less than a third […]

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The City of New York will pay $583,000 in compensation to falsely arrested Occupy protestors, the largest settlement yet in any case against the NYPD for their conduct throughout the Occupy Wall Street protests. The previous highest was $350,000, won by lawyer Norman Siegel for the destruction of property when officers cleared Zuccotti Park in […]

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Cecily McMillan, the Occupy protester who was charged with assaulting a police officer after an incident the night of March 17, 2012, was sentenced to 90 days in prison minus time served and five years probation on Monday. The courtroom inside the Criminal Courts Building was at capacity when ANIMAL arrived this morning as dozens of demonstrators […]

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Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina, members of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot visited Rikers Island today, and spent several hours with 25-year-old protestor Cecily McMillan. McMillan was arrested for elbowing a cop who she said grabbed and bruised her breast during an Occupy Wall Street demonstration in 2012, was found guilty assaulting a police officer, and is awaiting sentencing […]

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