Hundreds are arrested in protests
Saturday 05 November 2011
Police arrested more than 100 demonstrators after clashes in Oakland, California, on Thursday that activists and city officials blamed on agitators who provoked unrest following a day of mostly peaceful rallies against inequality.
Bus-loads of police in riot gear advanced on demonstrators after midnight, firing tear gas. Hours earlier, thousands of protesters had forced the busy Port of Oakland to shut down.
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