UPDATE 8:57pm: The PR firm for the Women's March on Washington said that ten organizers were arrested by the New York City Police Department "in an act of civil disobedience." The organizers had been sitting in the street near the Trump International Hotel at Columbus Circle where they disrupted traffic, TIME reported.
They live-tweeted their arrests.
According to the Washington Post, 13 women in total were arrested by New York police.apim
Linda Sarsour, one of the organizers of the Women's March, was arrested Wednesday outside Trump International Hotel in New York City, according to AJ+.
Sarsour and other protesters outside the hotel were told by police to disperse several times. Sarsour and other protesters refused.
A reporter with A Plus said roughly a dozen women were arrested.
Here's a video of the arrest.
The protest was held outside Trump International as part of International Women's Day and A Day Without a Woman.
Sarsour said Wednesday morning that she was joining the strike.
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