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NYPD Evicts Occupy Wall Street, Clearing Zuccotti Park

Around 1 a.m., the NYPD swooped into Zuccotti Park to evict the Occupy Wall Street encampment that started at the site almost two months ago. Police are prohibiting press from getting near the park, but one protester, Sam Wood from Farmingdale, NY, tells us he left park around 2:45 a.m. because, "I decided it was a bad idea to stay in the park and I can do more out here than in there.
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NYPD clears park of Occupy Wall St. protesters

United States / New York : Crain's New York Business (3 years ago)

Hundreds of police officers in riot gear raided Zuccotti Park early Tuesday, evicting dozens of Occupy Wall Street protesters from what has become the epicenter of the worldwide movement protesting corporate greed and economic inequ... Read Post

NYPD: Only Landlord Can Evict Occupy Wall Street Protesters From Zuccotti Park

United States / New York : Gothamist (3 years ago)

As Occupy Wall Street stretches into its third week at Zuccotti Park, it seems the fate of the protest in its current incarnation rests in the hands of the park's landlord—not the NYPD. According to DNAInfo, an NYPD detective said t... Read Post

Journalists Protest Police Treatment During Occupy Wall Street Eviction

United States / New York : Daily Intel (3 years ago)

Media organizations have not forgotten that the NYPD prevented numerous journalists from viewing, and reporting on, the police's overnight eviction of Occupy Wall Street protesters last week from Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan. A ... Read Post


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