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rnc08_sector1 tweets

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The protesters' "Sector Map", showing zones 1-7. Click to learn more about the Sector Map in the Maps & Graphics section of this website.
RNC '08 Report note: Tin Can Comms Collective, "The Communications Collective for the RNC protests", coordinated protester Twitter feeds from the various sectors which activist groups had defined in the city. See The "Sector Map" in the Maps & Graphics section of this website.

The first tweet listed in the reverse chronological feed below, was the final tweet received. The feed stopped after police raided Tin Can Collective.




sector 2 requesting backup at kellogg and wabasha, massive amounts of riot cops
03:49 PM September 01, 2008 from web

Sleeping Dragons on 94 and 7th street exit, cops moving in.
03:03 PM September 01, 2008 from web

Cops deploying on bridges off 94 to seal off protesters
03:01 PM September 01, 2008 from web

many moving buses at I94 and 52
03:00 PM September 01, 2008 from web

Cops responding to 5th and sibley blockade
02:49 PM September 01, 2008 from web

Mobile cops enroute to push sector 1 protesters north east
02:43 PM September 01, 2008 from web

CAN holding 5th and Sibley with soft blockade
02:40 PM September 01, 2008 from web

huge number of buses on lafeyette highway heading east between lafeyette, warner, and kellog
02:29 PM September 01, 2008 from web

Blockading 94 at 7th and wall still up
02:12 PM September 01, 2008 from web

7th street exit from 94 onramp being opened up
02:00 PM September 01, 2008 from web

shots fired at black block and st peter one person down
01:41 PM September 01, 2008 from web

cops on Sibley and 7th in response to breaking of windows
01:30 PM September 01, 2008 from web

7th and wall is cleared
01:27 PM September 01, 2008 from web

7th / wall arrested, pulled out of car and car being towed
01:25 PM September 01, 2008 from web

50 officers on bikes, etc, heading left on 94 in front of the armory
01:21 PM September 01, 2008 from web

8th / wall successful blockade, riot cops moving in to break it up
01:17 PM September 01, 2008 from web

New 7th and wall hard blockade. on 94 offramp
01:09 PM September 01, 2008 from web

94 and 7th still blocked, cops confirming wabasha bridge is cleared, cops coming from 12th and wabasha
01:06 PM September 01, 2008 from web

Sector 1 - 5 arrests @ 7th & Wall who were attached to a car- 1 person still in
01:03 PM September 01, 2008 from web

Wall and 7th car barricade, car lockdown, 5 people arrested
01:03 PM September 01, 2008 from web

Vehicle stopped at 7th and wall, getting surrounded by riot police, and cops
with tools.
12:56 PM September 01, 2008 from web

Blockade broken at 6th and Wall
12:53 PM September 01, 2008 from web

6th and wall, 20 anarchists detained, bringing in investigation unit
12:51 PM September 01, 2008 from web

wall and 7th blockade cops attempting to cut chain
12:51 PM September 01, 2008 from web

one arrest at 9th and wacouta, dispersal order given
12:49 PM September 01, 2008 from web

wall and 7th successful blockade, handcuffed to car
12:48 PM September 01, 2008 from web

8 and 9th on wacouta, National Guard and riot police about to deploy gas
12:47 PM September 01, 2008 from web

9th and wacouta cleared, 1 arrest
12:43 PM September 01, 2008 from web

Fight with officers at 9th and wacouta. 1 officer down.
12:41 PM September 01, 2008 from web

Protestors blocking traffic at 9th and wacouta, police sent to 7th and wall.
12:38 PM September 01, 2008 from web

sector 1 meet potentially being surrounded, 3 sighted cops circling at Wacouta Commons
12:26 PM September 01, 2008 from web

Sep 1 March on the RNC is going ahead as planned. 11 am rally at Capitol, 1 pm march to Xcel Center. See ya there! www.marchonrnc.org
06:03 PM August 31, 2008 from web

Mass Public Meeting 11:30am @ Powderhorn Park 15th Ave S & 35th Street East MPS; UPDATES ON RAIDS & GOING FORWARD!!
09:11 AM August 30, 2008 from web

ONLY IF CONVERGENCE SPACE IS CLOSED: trainings & events at Powderhorn Park. 15th ave s & 35th st east in Minneapolis.
01:06 AM August 30, 2008 from web

photos are being taken of everyone within the convergence space, people are being released one by one but due to warant w/o their computers.
10:36 PM August 29, 2008 from web

cold snap legal line- 651-356-8635
10:02 PM August 29, 2008 from web

24 hr jail support hotline: 651-356-8635. Write it on your body, give it to your friends, call us if you get arrested or witness an arrest!
05:37 PM August 29, 2008 from web

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