Protesters March Unpermitted, Police

G20 ProtestersProtesters in Pittsburgh took to the streets on Thursday September 24th in an unpermitted march at the same time that Airforce One was landing at the Pittsburgh airport.  Police responded to the march with pepper gas, LRADs (long range acoustic device) and rubber bullets.  60 people were reportedly arrested.
Today a large permitted march is scheduled to take place with participants representing a broad array of issues from climate justice to Freeing Tibet.  New Voices on Climate Change participant Jihan Gearon, of Indigenous Environmental Network is one of the featured speakers at the march.

Photo courtesy: UK Guardian

print