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World 'Reminiscent of Jan. 6': Violent protesters arrested after storming Interior Department, injuring officers

03:58  16 october  2021
03:58  16 october  2021 Source:   foxnews.com

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Dozens of activists protesting fossil fuel projects were arrested Thursday after they staged a sit-in at the Interior Department , a move which led to “multiple injuries " and one officer being taken to a hospital. He described the scene at the federal building as " reminiscent of Jan . 6 ," noting that officers were forced to draw their tasers as "extreme environmentalist protesters " attempted to make their way inside. Event organizers allege that "police tased and hit multiple people with batons" and "55 people were arrested and taken away to DC Metro police stations."

A violent protest with elements of an assault, as with the January 6 th Capitol, took place outside the Department of the Interior . Dozens of victims were hospitalized. People appear to be able to walk through the entrance for a moment, but police are blocking the doorway again. The officers were forced to use the taser and other special means to control the crowd. “Put the tasers down!” protesters chant at police who are using tasers to clear the crowd around the doorway of the Department of the Interior .

Dozens of activists protesting fossil fuel projects were arrested Thursday after they staged a sit-in at the Interior Department, a move which led to "multiple injuries" and one officer being transported to a hospital.

Demanding that President Biden declare climate change an emergency, People vs. Fossil Fuels, the group responsible for the protest, organized a week-long series of demonstrations against the president as he approves different fossil fuel projects.

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Following the protest, Interior Department spokesperson Melissa Schwartz released a statement through a series of tweets.

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An Interior Department spokeswoman said a group of protesters rushed the lobby, injuring at least one security officer who was taken to a nearby hospital. Police and protesters clashed outside the building, and officers used Tasers against several unarmed protesters , a spokeswoman for the The protest was part of “a historic surge of Indigenous resistance” in the nation's capital that started on Monday, Indigenous Peoples’ Day, outside the White House, she said. More than 100 people were arrested as protesters linked arms and sat along the White House fence line to call on the Biden

"Early this afternoon, a group of protestors entered the Stewart Lee Udall Main Interior Building," Schwartz said. "Federal Protective Service personnel responded to the area to mitigate the situation. Multiple injuries were sustained by security personnel, and one officer has been transported to a nearby hospital. Medics representing both the Department and the protesters were present."

Schwartz also noted that Interior Sec. Deb Haaland was not in Washington during the protest and insisted that leadership at the department "believes strongly in respecting and upholding the right to free speech and peaceful protest."

According to video footage from the Washington Post's Ellie Silverman, activists could be seen climbing up doors and pushing officers back as they tried to force their way into the Interior Department.

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An Interior Department spokeswoman said a group of protesters rushed the lobby, injuring at least one security officer who was taken to a nearby hospital. Police and protesters clashed outside the building, and officers used Tasers against several unarmed protesters , a spokeswoman for the protest group said. Protesters who refuse to obey the law and leave the building after multiple warnings may be arrested , Schwartz said. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

In a scene reminiscent of Jan . 6 , extreme environmentalist protesters push police to try to force their way inside the U.S. Department of the Interior in Washington, D.C. They’re demanding the end of fossil fuels. Officers use a taser to force them back. pic.twitter.com/3Mll8ajJZT. The banners depicted sayings, such as “Welcome to the chamber of climate chaos” and “Your business costs the Earth.” (snip). Similar protests were held at government buildings around D.C., including the Department of the Interior . So, they assaulted a privately owned building, as well.

Andy Ngô, a conservative journalist who often covers events related to Antifa, shared one of Silverman's videos. He described the scene at the federal building as "reminiscent of Jan. 6," noting that officers were forced to draw their tasers as "extreme environmentalist protesters" attempted to make their way inside.

Event organizers allege that "police tased and hit multiple people with batons" and "55 people were arrested and taken away to DC Metro police stations."

"Police acted aggressively with the water protectors and indigenous leaders, tasing at least two people and hitting others with batons," the group claimed. "An independent indigenous media person was assaulted by the police and had his equipment broken."

Fox News reached out to the Federal Protective Service (FPS) and received the following statement:

"Yesterday, officers from the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Protective Service (FPS) responded to a demonstration at the Stewart L. Udall Building. FPS is committed to the safety of demonstrators participating in lawful protests and fully supports the peaceful expression of all people. FPS will continue to pursue our mission of ensuring the safety and security of federal employees and facilities, consistent with the law."

In the statement, FPS also offered appreciation for U.S. Park Police and Washington Metropolitan Police Department who assisted in efforts "to detain, prosecute or take action against anyone who caused harm and attempted to disrupt the business of the federal government yesterday."

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