BART is delayed; Several Dozen Arrested

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SAN FRANCISCO, California – On Monday, August 22nd, the second iteration of the Anonymous incited demonstrations began at the Civic Center BART station.

“As a few protesters began to gather, surrounded by dozens of riot police and media, a uniformed BART police officer told a young African American man he would be arrested if he raised his voice. Chanting began in response among the small pack of protesters, and the man was promptly arrested by BART police.

As he was being led off the platform by police, a woman who stood in the center of the platform began verbally engaging a BART officer, saying, “BART police need to be reformed. Make BART Safe. Make BART safe.” She was apparently arrested for nothing more then her words.” (read more)

The demonstration ended with 45 arrests and after two stations closed for several hours.

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