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Occupied Stories - Part 3
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VIDEO: “I’m not a criminal; I came here to make a change” A symphony for Trayvon Martin
 
VIDEO: “I’m not a criminal; I came here to make a change”

VIDEO: “I’m not a criminal; I came here to make a change”

An undocumented college student discusses his life shaped by being undocumented in the United States since his childhood and deferred action for childhood arrivals.

VIDEO: “I’m not a criminal; I came here to make a change”
A symphony for Trayvon Martin

A symphony for Trayvon Martin

"Where a black person is killed by a cop or vigilante every 28 hours, where more black men are in prisons today than were enslaved just before the Civil War, where drones come home to rest after bombing people of color all across the world in the service of U.S. imperialism, you are either for white supremacy or against it."

A symphony for Trayvon Martin
VIDEO: No Olho Do Furacão (In The Eye Of The Storm)

VIDEO: No Olho Do Furacão (In The Eye Of The Storm)

19 June 2013

Photographer Michel de Souza brings us #ChangeBrazil protests from his perspective behind a camera.

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VIDEO: #ChangeBrazil in their own words

VIDEO: #ChangeBrazil in their own words

19 June 2013

The people of Brazil are rising up. Find out why and how you can help.

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Living in Taksim – Report June 12-14, 2013

Living in Taksim – Report June 12-14, 2013

18 June 2013

After days of clashing with police, a piano player in the park helps diffuse tension as occupiers regroup.

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Marching in the Sunday Sun

Marching in the Sunday Sun

16 June 2013

A report from Sunday's protest and rally in Granada, in which over 20,000 participated. "We bumped in to people as surprised and as happy as we were to find a familiar face. We hugged, we compared notes and emotions. We realised we were part of something that still defied explanation."

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Chaos at the Divan Hotel

Chaos at the Divan Hotel

16 June 2013

A photographic dispatch from the police siege of Istanbul's Divan Hotel, where Turkish protesters had been taking refuge from the chaos and tear gas on the streets.

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PHOTOS: Turkish Police Attack Gezi Park

PHOTOS: Turkish Police Attack Gezi Park

16 June 2013

Photos of the police raid of Gezi Park and Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey, June 15th.

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Resist Istanbul: Or how I got teargassed again and started losing hope that this government will ever stop the violence

Resist Istanbul: Or how I got teargassed again and started losing hope that this government will ever stop the violence

16 June 2013

"I was the naive one to think that the police would not attack a city square full of peaceful people; not after the governor has announced that they were not planning to attack. Really, how stupid am I to trust what the governor says at this point? We were under what looks like a tear-gas storm."

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Living in Taksim – Report June 10-11, 2013

Living in Taksim – Report June 10-11, 2013

14 June 2013

Two of the tensest days at Taksim from the eyes of a Turkish occupier.

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#OccupyGezi: How a Sit-In for Trees In Istanbul Invigorated the Global Occupy Movement

#OccupyGezi: How a Sit-In for Trees In Istanbul Invigorated the Global Occupy Movement

12 June 2013

"This is Occupy reinvigorated. This is the basic human struggle for the dignity of nature and humanity in the face of the most menacing enemy we have ever faced: global capital."

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PHOTOS: Clashes in Gazi Mahallesi, Istanbul

PHOTOS: Clashes in Gazi Mahallesi, Istanbul

11 June 2013

Photos by activist and photographer Jenna Pope during clashes between protestors and police in Gazi Mahallesi, Istanbul on June 8th, 2013

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