Thursday, July 29, 2010

Anti SB 1070 Protest in L.A.

L.A.P.D. calling out a dispersal order.
L.A.P.D. arrest a protester.
A female protester chained to each other.
An empty Wilshire Blvd.
L.A.P.D. making arrest.

A hundreds of protesters shut down the corner of Highland Ave. and Wilshire Blvd. with an act of cilvil disobedience over the Arizona law SB 1070.
The L.A. office of Wackenhut, a Arizona based security firm, is located next to the corner where 10 protesters, 9 women and 1 man, handcuffed themselves to each other in the middle of the intersection. All 10 were arrested by L.A.P.D.
The protest shut down the intersection for over 4 hours and caused traffic havoc in the area.
The protesters vowed to return to the intersection.

Photos by Ted Soqui © 2010