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Hundreds of Occupy D.C. Protesters Block Conservatives From Leaving Summit

a woman in a wheelchair was blocked from exiting the convention center by a group of protesters crowding outside one of the doors. They pressed signs reading “Government for the people” and “I am a human being” against the glass and chanted “This is what democracy looks like!”







Hundreds of Occupy D.C. protesters descended on the city’s convention center Friday night, blocking the streets around where a conservative group was gathered for an annual summit.



Demonstrators staged a “sit in” around the convention center for several hours and barred individuals inside from leaving the area, the Washington Post reported.



Three protesters were struck by a car, authorities told the Post. They


Added: Nov-5-2011 Occurred On: Nov-5-2011
By: aranger45
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Politics
Tags: Occupy, D.C., Protesters, Block, Conservatives, From, Leaving, Summit, occutards
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States (load item map)
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