Sunday, October 16, 2011
Rome: Last night, video of Occupy Rome clashes, cop cars on fire
Thousands of people in hundreds of cities around the word have been venting their fury against the greed of the big banks - and the debt management inflicted by their governments. In Rome, riot police used tear gas and water cannons, after violent protesters hijacked a peaceful demonstration, smashing bank windows and torching cars. Plumes of smoke were seen billowing near the Collisseum and other parts of the city.