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Occupy Wall Street Movement Protest in Oakland Turns Violent -- PICTURES

October 15, 2011

Occupy Wall Street protests in Oakland, Calif., turned violent on Wednesday. Here's an updated look at the protests, which have spread from New York City to the West coast and around the globe.

Paramedics help an injured Occupy Oakland protester after a car stuck him and another demonstrator while they marched on Wednesday, Nov. 2, in Oakland, Calif. Thousands of anti-Wall Street protesters took to Oakland's streets as part of a day-long series of events.(AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Sheriff's deputies advance on Occupy Oakland protesters early on Thursday morning, Nov. 3. Following a mainly peaceful day-long protest by thousands of anti-Wall Street demonstrators, several hundred rallied through the night, with some painting graffiti, breaking windows, and setting fire to garbage cans.(AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Occupy Oakland protesters claim a vacant building during a march on Wednesday, Nov. 2. Thousands of anti-Wall Street protesters took to Oakland's streets as part of a day-long series of events, called a citywide strike, aimed at asserting the movement's strength and shutting down commerce.(AP Photo/Noah Berger)

 

An Occupy Oakland protester waves a flag next to a bonfire as Oakland Police fire chemical agents on Nov. 3.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

(Associated Press)

Oakland police officers sift through possessions left behind by Occupy Oakland protestors on Oct. 25, 2011, in Oakland, Calif.(AP Photo/Ben Margot)

 

Occupy Oakland protesters help a man injured after police used tear gas to disperse a large crowd of protesters at 14th Street and Broadway in Oakland, Calif., on Oct. 25, 2011.(AP Photo/Darryl Bush)

Occupy Oakland protesters run from tear gas deployed by police at 14th Street and Broadway in Oakland, Calif., on Oct. 25, 2011.(AP Photo/Darryl Bush)

Occupy Oakland protesters yell towards police stopping their path at 14th and Broadway Streets in Oakland, Calif., on Oct. 25, 2011.(AP Photo/Darryl Bush)

 

Police form a barricade to keep Occupy Oakland protesters from entering 14th Street at Broadway in Oakland, Calif., on Oct. 25, 2011. Occupy Oakland protestors were evicted from Frank H. Ogawa plaza early that morning. Police in riot gear began clearing anti-Wall Street protesters from the plaza in front of Oakland's City Hall where they have been camped out for about two weeks. City officials had originally been supportive of the protesters, but the city later warned the protesters that they were breaking the law and could not stay in the encampment overnight.(AP Photo/Darryl Bush)

An Occupy Providence protester known as Joy, center, marches through the financial district of downtown Providence, R.I., on Oct. 24, 2011. The protesters delivered a letter to Mayor Angel Taveras (not pictured) stressing that they intend to remain in the city park where they've been camped out.(AP Photo/Stew Milne)

People march from City Hall to the Freedom Park near Independence Hall on Oct. 15, 2011, in Philadelphia. The demonstration at City Hall is one of many being held across the country in support of the ongoing Occupy Wall Street demonstration in New York.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

 

A protester gets arrested during an Occupy Chicago march and protest in Grant Park in Chicago on Oct. 23, 2011. Demonstrators of the anti-Wall Street group Occupy Chicago stood their ground at the park and defied police orders to clear the area, prompting police to make more than a dozen arrests early Sunday. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

A photographer snaps pictures of Daniel Levinson, left, and Mike Bonanno, center, two members of the social activist group The Yes Men, who joined suit-wearing volunteers from the Occupy Wall Street movement as they marched down Broadway to the New York Stock Exchange and Charging Bull, on Oct. 24, 2011, in New York. Having started in New York, Occupy Wall Streets demonstrations now take place all across the United States, as protesters speak out against corporate greed and the gap between the rich and the poor.(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

A man standing next to a burning Carabinieri vehicle shows a placard depicting Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi and writing that says "Throw the shoe at Silvio" during clashes in Rome, on Oct. 15, 2011. Italian police fired tear gas and water cannons as protesters in Rome turned a demonstration against corporate greed into a riot that day, smashing shop and bank windows, torching cars and hurling bottles. The protest in the Italian capital was part of Occupy Wall Street demonstrations against capitalism and austerity measures that went global leading to dozens of marches and protests worldwide.(ANGELO CARCONI/AP)

 

Tear gas bombs explode during clashes in front of Rome's St. John's Basilica on Oct. 15, 2011.(GREGORIO BORGIA/AP)

A police officer lies on the ground during clashes in Rome on Oct. 15, 2011.(ANGELO CARCONI/AP)

A man holds a globe as protesters gather in front of the Reserve Bank of Australia in central Sydney on Oct. 15, 2011. The organizer of Occupy Wall Street announced on their website that protesters will demonstrate in concert around the world.(RICK RYCROFT/AP)

 

Protesters gather in front of the Reserve Bank of Australia in Sydney on Oct. 15, 2011.(RICK RYCROFT/AP)

A protester holds a placard with a negative message about banks during an Occupy Hong Kong rally outside Hong Kong Exchange Square on Oct. 15, 2011. A group of people gathered in support of Occupy Wall Street and the worldwide movement.(KIN CHEUNG/AP)

A participant holds a sign during the Occupy Tokyo protest in the Roppongi district of Tokyo on Oct. 15, 2011. The demonstration was held in support of the Occupy Wall Street protest against corporate power.(ITSUO INOUYE/AP)

 

Participants hold signs during a rally named Occupy Tokyo in the Roppongi district of Tokyo on Oct. 15, 2011.(ITSUO INOUYE/AP)

Protesters shout slogans as they march towards the U.S. embassy in Manila, Philippines, in solidarity with the American Occupy Wall Street movement on Oct. 15, 2011.(PAT ROQUE/AP)

A participant sprays the slogan "we are the 99 percent" during a demonstration to support the Occupy Wall Street movement in Munich, Germany, on Oct. 15, 2011. Protestors gathered in many major European cities that day to join in demonstrations against corporate greed and inequality.(AXEL SCHMIDT, DAPD/AP)

 

Protestors with masks and banners gather in front of the European Central Bank, in Frankfurt, Germany, during a demonstration to support the Occupy Wall Street movement on Oct. 15, 2011.(THOMAS LOHNES, DAPD/AP)

Protesters in Hamburg, Germany, march in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement on Oct. 15, 2011.(PHILIPP GUELLAND, DAPD/AP)

Protesters hold placards outside the NYSE Euronext stock exchange in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on Oct. 15, 2011, during a demonstration in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Demonstrators in hundreds of cities all over the world protested against corporate power and the banking system.(PETER DEJONG/AP)

 

Diane McEahern poses in remote area outside of Bethel, Alaska. In the caption of her photo, which she posted on Occupy Wall Street's Facebook page, she says: "The day is chill. The sentiment is solid. Find your spot. Occupy it. Even if it is only your own mind. Keep this going."(Occupy Wall Street Facebook)

Rob Torok and Inga Trotskaia camp out during the Occupy Vancouver group assembly in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Oct. 15, 2011. Canadians across the country gathered to demonstrate against social inequality and corporate greed.(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Geoff Howe)

A man wears an anti-establishment Guy Fawkes mask during the Occupy Bucharest protest in Bucharest, Romania, on Oct. 15, 2011. The protest was joined by few people who at times fought among themselves, trying to clarify their vague requests, and who aimed to link up with anti-austerity demonstrations that have raged across the debt-ridden continent for months.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

 

South Korean protesters participate in an Occupy Seoul rally in Seoul, South Korea, on Oct. 15, 2011. The demonstration was held in support of the Occupy Wall Street protest against corporate power.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Participants hold placards to surround Taipei 101 during the Occupy Taipei protest, organized by friends in Taipei, Taiwan, on Oct. 15, 2011. The rally was a part of Saturday's worldwide activities held in support of the Occupy Wall Street protest against corporate power.(AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)

Protestors walk along a path beside tents erected in front of Oakland City Hall as part of the Occupy Oakland protest on Oct. 19, 2011, in Oakland, Calif.(AP Photo/Ben Margot)

 

Tourists and visitors crowd around to see tents outside St Paul's Cathedral in London on Oct. 24, 2011. St. Paul's Cathedral has closed to the public because of Occupy London Stock Exchange protesters camped outside. The iconic London church closed to visitors and tourists on Friday due to health, safety, and fire concerns.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

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