Occupy Boston marches in Solidarity with Occupy Oakland

OO2 Occupy Boston marches in Solidarity with Occupy Oakland

Photo by Matthew J Shochat

On Sunday, January 29th, 2012, several Occupy Boston participants and supporters gathered at Copley Square in solidarity with Occupy Oakland, who after moving into a vacant building to convert into a community center to provide education, medical, and housing services, was met by police using tear gas, rubber bullets, beanbag rounds and mass arrests.

 

OO3 Occupy Boston marches in Solidarity with Occupy Oakland

Photo by Matthew J Shochat

The protesters took to Newbury Street in the cold.

OO4 Occupy Boston marches in Solidarity with Occupy Oakland

Photo by Matthew J Shochat

While being followed by the police, protesters took to Boylston Street.

OO5 Occupy Boston marches in Solidarity with Occupy Oakland

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They marched all the way past the Garden and Common, before heading Downtown.

OO7 Occupy Boston marches in Solidarity with Occupy Oakland

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Spontaneously, the group took back Dewey Square to the enjoyment of all.

OO8 Occupy Boston marches in Solidarity with Occupy Oakland

Photo by Matthew J Shochat

At one point, a police vehicle got stuck on the sidewalk.

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