Posted by on January 24, 2023 8:46 pm
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Protesters Abandon ‘Cop City’ Camp After Deadly Police Raid, Atlanta Riot Arrests

ATLANTA, Ga.—A camp of apparent anti-police environmentalists that defied Atlanta authorities for months now lies empty.
The group occupied public land where Atlanta plans to build a $90 million police department training complex.
City officials named it the Atlanta Public Safety Training Center. Among their ranks, activists dubbed it “Cop City.”
Agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) “along with other law enforcement partners, conducted an operation [on Jan. 18] to identify people who are trespassing and committing other crimes on the property,” according to a GBI press release.
A shrine to Manuel “Tortuguita” Teran stands at an abandoned camp of activists in the Atlanta Forest near Georgia’s capital city on Jan. 23, 2023. (Jackson Elliott/The Epoch Times)
As officers were moving through the property, they located a man inside a tent in the woods, according to the statement. “Officers gave verbal commands” to Manuel Teran, also known as “Tortuguita,” but “he did not comply,” GBI officials said….

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