International Solidarity Vigil for Scott Olsen and OccupyOakland

Candle Light Vigil 7PM Hill Park Helena 

There will be a peaceful vigil held Thursday, Oct. 27 for Scott Olsen, Marine veteran with two tours in Iraq and member of Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW). Scott was critically injured by a police projectile at Occupy Oakland on October 25.

The Oakland vigil will be held during the General Assembly of Occupy Oakland at 14th St and Broadway.

A call has gone out to the Occupy Movement for Occupy encampments across the nation and world to hold SOLIDARITY VIGILS at this time (7pm in their respective time zones).

If you are holding a rally in your city, please let IVAW know about it by emailing details to

Donations for Scott’s medical costs & his family’s travel expenses can be made at with ‘Scott Olsen’ under Special Projects.

Scott Olsen is seen here on the right moments before he suffered his head injury and those who rushed to his aid were assaulted by police