Police Fire on Peaceful Protesters at the Oakland Docks
April 11, 2003
Act Against War
(April 7, 2003) – Several hundred protesters formed a community picket line April 7 at the Oakland docks to protest APL, a major shipper of military cargo that has a longstanding relationship with the defense department. The Oakland Police open fired on the protesters with rubber bullets and concussion grenades. Injuring up to 50 protesters, some seriously. Several longshoreman were also wounded.