There have been a total of 75 arrests at Occupy Atlanta over the course of the past few weeks. These arrests have been spread over three police encounters, two of which were particularly violent police raids on the camp.
After several threats of eviction, Atlanta PD finally raided Occupy Atlanta at Woodruff Park. The raid took place at 1:00 AM on October 26. Originally, Mayor Kasim Reed had provided the Occupation with an executive order protecting their right to assemble, but earlier that day it had been revoked. Included in the 51 arrested was a GA state senator, Vincent Fort.
Twenty more protestors were arrested on Sunday, November 6, after they regrouped following the October 26 police raid.
In solidarity with November 5 Protests occuring all over the globe, 5 Occupy Atlanta protestors were arrested.