Marine OWS Protester, Hurt By Police, Lucid Before Brain Surgery
Iraq war veteran Scott Olsen, hit with a projectile by police in Oakland, is awake prior to brain surgery.
Olsen, 24, has become a figurehead of the Occupy Wall Street movement and Oakland organisers have said they will stage a general strike over what a spokeswoman called the “brutal and vicious” treatment of protesters, including the former Marine.
Oakland’s police chief, Howard Jordan, has promised a vigorous investigation into the incident which has provoked heavy criticism across the US, sparking solidarity marches in dozens of Occupy camps in the country.Click here for reuse options!
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