Occupy Oakland supporters announced plan to retake Frank H. Ogawa Plaza on Oct. 25 -- the anniversary of the initial eviction of the Oakland encampment and the ensuing protest for which police were sharply criticized.

The announcement posted online Monday calls for a noontime rally at Oscar Grant Plaza, efforts to shut down nearby banks and a 7 p.m. march against Oakland's police department.

"Let's show these pigs we will never back down in the face of violent oppression," the announcement states.

Occupy activities have died down in recent months after the movement staged several provocative actions that included an attempt to take over the Kaiser Convention Center and weekly marches against the police.

The movement's last major pre-announced protest occurred on May 1 during which several hundred demonstrators marched through city streets at times scuffling with police and attempting to enter downtown businesses.

Since then Occupy supporters smashed the window at President Barack Obama's Oakland campaign headquarters, and vandalized several downtown storefronts earlier this month after failing to crash the city's Pride Festival.



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