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Video From The G20 The Corporate Media Will Never Show You

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posted on Sep, 26 2009 @ 01:29 PM
The video below shows students that were inside campus building getting sprayed with pepper gas, and tear gassed. In the end, they decide to call 911 for help. I wonder what happened to them? Did the paramedics come to help?

In the videos here, we get an idea of what the federalized and militarized police in Pittsburgh really think of the First Amendment. The victims shown are not government provocateurs or anarchists, but middle class students.


posted on Sep, 26 2009 @ 01:43 PM
An eyewitnesws testimony of what happened in events preceding the video posted above.

Armored Police Seize University of Pittsburgh Campus, Attack Students, Then Claim They Were Stopping Anarchists @ G20

Reddit, I had to create an account to post about what just happened on my campus. I go to the University of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh... G20, you know. President Obama's dinner for the delegates happened just off campus, within eyesight of us -- usually. When people grouped up by the street that would lead to the Phipps Conservatory, they were met with armored police.

For a while the students and locals just stood and talked while the police line faced us. Some people sang and had signs. Others just watched. Slowly, the line of locals began to advance. A police officer with a megaphone stepped out several times and told us to leave the area, but as we weren't doing anything wrong, most people didn't leave.

That's when they shot a canister of gas at us. Reddit, sprinting away from armored police who looked like Storm Troopers from Star Wars, hearing that hissing sound while one of my favorite spots on campus filled with smoke... it was terrifying.

When the smoke cleared the crowd was still there.

This standoff lasted several hours. Around 10:30, the atmosphere had changed. The police had advanced far up the road toward students, who were kept back to a grassy area called Schenley Plaza. Students were singing and dancing. It was very peaceful. Someone said something to a cop.

Suddenly the guy was grabbed and thrown on the ground. The crowd AT ONCE surrounded the cops and started chanting LET HIM GO! LET HIM GO! LET HIM GO!

There was a dumpster lit on fire further up the road, so I went up there to see what I could see, and suddenly there were tons of people sprinting down the sidewalk away from the fire. SWAT vans and six or seven major police cars pulled up to Schenley Plaza.

Reddit, the next two hours were complete chaos. My campus was invaded by armored police officers. They threw actual tear gas into crowds of students. They SHOT students with rubber bullets. They beat slower-moving students with a baton. I saw a group of cyclists being herded down the sidewalk. A cop reached out and pushed a woman on a bike. She turned around and pushed her bike at the cop. Next thing we knew, he grabbed her by the face and slammed her down on the concrete.

They slowly advanced us back down Forbes Avenue, toward the major freshman dorms. Several protesters broke storefront windows. I'd guess 20 protesting, about 1,000 students watching (if that.) The police fired Sound Cannons at us, a new weapon never before used on US citizens, which plays a sonic pulse that gives major headaches. They fired more tear gas at the students.

Then riot squads came running up behind us and forced us into the Litchfield Towers Lobby. People who did not make it into the lobby before the riot squads got to the doors were grabbed, thrown to the ground, beaten, and arrested.

posted on Sep, 26 2009 @ 01:47 PM
I agree we need to spread the message far and wide my friend

posted on Sep, 26 2009 @ 01:54 PM
reply to post by warrenb

Yes I have flagged your thread and starred it also.

What I find most disturbing is the fact established with the evidence in the video that these officers attacked non protesting students that were trapped inside the building. I am shocked.

I am glad that no one was killed, students or officers. But this really was outrageous, seems so wrong!

posted on Sep, 26 2009 @ 01:57 PM
reply to post by burntheships

After I got the videos, I sent them off to approx 300 media outlets with a brief letter and a CC of all recipients so that they cannot ignore the contents.
I doubt we will see any widespread coverage though.

posted on Sep, 26 2009 @ 02:01 PM
reply to post by warrenb

Wow good work there soldier! Thank you...
There seems to be an entire balck out on this whole event,
and the news that is in the MSM is hiding all of this!

posted on Sep, 26 2009 @ 02:09 PM
What worries me is the new weapon they are testing out.
It's possible the cops were intentionally flexing their muscle to create the domino effect that would require them to use the new device.
Borrowing from the Problem. Reaction Solution mantra.

posted on Sep, 26 2009 @ 02:13 PM
reply to post by Alxandro

Yes, I agree wholeheartedly! I think they wanted to test it for several reasons, much of which is gauging public opinion, backlash.

As I have read in another thread, the weopon used in that manned is against The U.S. constitution.

[edit on 26-9-2009 by burntheships]

posted on Sep, 26 2009 @ 02:14 PM
This sucks regardless, the police state is a horrible infringement on human rights. The kids in this video are being annoyingly dramatic. They didn't trap you and gas you directly. You were video taping in an area you knew would be confrontational. At the end the kids were acting like they had been beaten and tortured. These kids are just using the same tactics the MSM use to drum up what really happened.
Don't get me wrong, I am against TPTB

posted on Sep, 26 2009 @ 02:22 PM
reply to post by VirginiaGreen

Well I agree with you about the powers that be. But I see this event differently.

Why would they not videotape what happened? Clearly you can see from the beginning of the video they were inside a building!

They called 911 and were complaing that thier skin felt as if it was on fire, and one girl was bleeding.

Wow, if that happened to my children, I would be letting someone hear my wrath, most likely on legal letterhead from an attorney.

posted on Sep, 26 2009 @ 06:42 PM
These are the kids of rich parents who've never been spanked
or even had their allowances taken away in their entire life.

God forbid children of the elites should be harassed by the police,
they do sound so melodramatic. I cant help but chuckle at the
idea that they were probably scrambling for their parent's lawyers'
number. Really, this is a good thing to happen - the more pissed
people the better. I don't care what class or political affiliation they
are, I'm sure more than a few locals have been caught up in some
of this too. Be ready for the big yawn from the MSM, they aren't
going to show SQUAT unless somebody gets killed.

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