Bulldozers crush camp at CHOP, Seattle’s cop-free zone

The clean up operation began at Seattle’s Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) zone on Wednesday after police in the city reclaimed their precinct following the mayor’s early morning executive order to vacate the area. Bulldozers moved in and crushed the camp where protesters occupied several blocks around a park and the Seattle Police Department’s East Precinct. Officers … Read more

Protesters from Seattle’s CHOP confront construction workers and lie down in front of bulldozers

Protesters in Seattle’s Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) zone confronted construction workers as they attempted to remove roadblocks on Friday morning. Employees from the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) arrived around 6.00am with trucks and heavy machinery to haul away the concrete and wooden barriers.   Video taken by Converge Media showed Sam Zimbabwe, head of … Read more

China brings bulldozers in to Himalayan site of clash with India

China has sent bulldozers to divert the course of a river near the disputed border where Chinese and Indian soldiers fought in a deadly clash at 14,000 feet on Monday, satellite images suggest.   The images appear to show China deploying new machinery and damming a river in the Himalayan mountainside where tensions boiled over into the … Read more