Women's March Organizers Were Arrested At Trump Tower

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"Many of our national organizers have been arrested in an act of civil disobedience," the Women's March Twitter account posted today. "We will not be silent."

In a huge stroke of irony, women were arrested on the International Women's Day for protesting peacefully outside of Trump International Hotel & Tower in New York City in the spirit of "Day Without a Woman." 

 

 

 

 

 

The arrests were captured on camera and posted to Twitter:

 

 

 

According to A Plus columnist Isaac Saul, who reported on the event, the demonstrators were informed they would be taken into custody if they didn't scatter from the street:

 

TIME describes the protests as "loud" yet "orderly." At least four arrests of activists were confirmed: Carmen Perez, Linda Sarsour, Bob Bland, and Tamika Mallory.

Overall, at least a thousand women rallied at 5th Ave and 59th St in New York City. 

Despite the detainings, the huge turnout was nonetheless a nationwide win for women. 

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