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VIDEO: One Billion Rising. Woman's Anti Violence March. Portland Oregon 2.14.13

This is the video from the "One Billion Rising" Rally Speeches Drumming Dancing Marching & more.
Filmed in downtown Portland Oregon on 2.14.13.
The un-permitted empowering march attracted around 400 people and had no police violence.
[1 hour 45 minutes video] rally, drumming, speeches, dancing, marching

The rally and march starts Directors Park - Downtown Portland Oregon on 2.14.13 at 3:00PM

One Billion Rising is a Global Call to Action to end violence against women and girls by coming together, taking a stand, and dancing in solidarity! According to the UN, one in three women will be raped or beaten in her lifetime. That's one billion women. One billion women violated is an atrocity. Through this movement and day of action our community is voicing its commitment to end violence against women and girls. Globally, there are more than 5000 actions organized from 160 countries!

Related announcement PIMC info-link:  http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2013/02/421862.shtml

At 13:14 in this video, I ask the Police captain if the 30 bike cops hiding up out of sight around the corner are gonna tackle the marchers in the street like on May Day?

homepage: homepage: http://www.joeanybody.com

This is why I don't go to protests 19.Feb.2013 23:23


Solidarity for those who did though. Awesome event.