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BREAKING: Cindy Sheehan arrested in Manhattan

She was speaking at "Camp Casey NYC" in Union Square.
BREAKING: Cindy Sheehan arrested in Manhattan
by Five of Diamonds
Mon Sep 19th, 2005 at 12:42:39 PDT
I witnessed this with my own eyes. Here is my account.

Cindy Sheehan was arrested moments ago in Union Square, Manhattan for allegedly speaking in the square without the proper permit.

A small group of police began to congregate around 2:00 on the south east corner of Union Square. Cindy and her peace entourage were slightly late to the event, contending with public transportation.

Upon her arrival, applause and cheers filled the crowd awaiting her speech. A few other members of the tour movement spoke. Afterward, about 2:50, Cindy began her speech. It was friendly and empowering. She was grateful for the support and urged everyone to go to Washington DC on the 24th of September for a march on Washington.

At the conclusion of her speech, from my perspective, a few loud and impassioned boos erupted, then I saw a hand come from behind Cindy and grab her shoulder-strap on her backpack. The arm jerked her backwards, with such force as to snap her head forward, and she fell from my view.

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MARC PARENT

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the pre-emptive strike that will lead to a crackdown 19.Sep.2005 14:41

ecotopian yeti

I believe this will is a pre-emptive strike by the fascists ... I will bet others will be rounded up before the 24th....watch your backs... kloshe nanitch

Free Speech? 19.Sep.2005 15:15

gk

First they put you in "Free Speech Zones," which is a fence and barbed wire. Then they arrest Cindy for free speech (because she didn't have a fence around her?). This is a sad day for America, yet it's a big day. Cannot they see we do not want war? This will propel the Out of Iraq Now movement faster. Peace! Dear Cindy, thank you.

Cindy not arrested....yet 19.Sep.2005 17:42

Rick

I just checked NYC indymedia...looks like Cindy herself was not arrested, but another demonstrator was, and the sound system was confiscated.

This may be a rehearsal for the comming Sept 24th action in DC.

I hope and pray for Cindys continued strength.

Rick