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In the Occupy Wall Street movement of 2011, Siham became well-known for her unbeatable spirit and readiness to fight against all forms of injustice, ... In a 2012 YouTube video from the Occupy Boston encampment, Siham discussed being targeted by agents of the Moroccan government for her activism.

The so-called “contagious protest,” better known nationally as Occupy Wall Street (eventually spreading to eighty-two countries), began in New York City's financial district on September 17, 2011. It spawned mini movements across the country, including Boston, as a means to express outrage over social ...
BOSTON — The police swept into Occupy Boston's campsite early Saturday morning, bringing one of the country's largest continuous demonstrations inspired by New York City's Occupy Wall Street protest to an end. Boston police said 46 people had been arrested during what the city's police ...
Occupy Boston finds itself in an odd position – it's actually protected from eviction by a judge, but some participants aren't selling out by signing on to the authority of a system they are protesting. On Nov. 15, the same day that the NYPD raided and evicted Occupy Wall Street, the National Lawyers Guild and ...
The Occupy Boston encampment in Dewey Square was founded less than two weeks after Occupy Wall Street began and shared many elements with the New York City camp, but from the beginning, the two have seen markedly different responses from their municipal governments. Both camps were ...
BOSTON — After some gentle prodding, the woman paused at Occupy Boston's medic tent spilled her worries. She was losing her home in Mattapan, thanks to a skyrocketing subprime mortgage she could no longer afford to pay. She was depressed. Scared. She didn't know what to do. The woman sharing ...
Occupy Boston is not the only protest site with its own library. In New York, Occupy Wall Street has one, as do encampments in Los Angeles, Portland, Ore., and elsewhere. The library at Occupy Wall Street is more vulnerable to the elements because protesters there are not allowed to have tents. “A couple ...
(In this week's Comment, Hendrik Hertzberg writes about the technique as it's used by Occupy Wall Street.) A man wearing a necktie read the latest update on the night's arrests. Others spoke about the need to keep the group's discussions private. A young man in a flannel shirt, speaking in a sharp Boston ...
BOSTON Students at Northeastern University walked out of class and demonstrated on their campus commons Wednesday in support of the “Occupy Boston” and “Occupy Wall Street” movements. They complained about student debt, high unemployment and corporate greed. It's not clear how many ...


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