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Pittsburghers face jail time after People's Strike is interrupted by mass arrests
09/30/2002
PIttsburgh activists totaling about 100 headed for Washington DC late last week to take part in actions surrounding the meetings of the World Bank and IMF.

On Friday morning an autonomous intersection-blocking action by the Pittsburgh group turned into a street march that snaked through the city. [article]Mass arrests, considered by most to be unlawful, took place around 11 am at Pershing Park/Freedom Plaza on Pennsylvania Avenue.

An IMC reporter who was arrested at the site tells his story [article]here.

[photo] Pictures are posted here, here, and here.
Update: [audio] Pittsburgh IMC Audio Coverage now available!

Photos from Saturday's activities, which took place while many of the Pittsburghers were still detained, are [photo]here.

For more info check out the DC IMC.

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