Monday, November 14, 2011

Occupy Wall St. In New York Being Evicted By Large Police Force

November 15, 2011
1:15am
For Immediate Release


Eviction of Occupy Wall Street at Liberty Square Underway

Liberty Square (Zuccotti Park), home of Occupy Wall Street for the past two months and birthplace of the 99% movement that has spread across the country and around the world, is presently being evicted by a large police force.

Press should get to the park immediately.

More information to follow.

Here is a link to live video and blog.

This is from MSNBC
NBC, msnbc.com and news services
updated 7 minutes ago2011-11-15T07:04:45
  • Hundreds of police officers, some in riot gear, descended on Zuccotti Park after midnight Tuesday in a surprise sweep.
There were 12 arrests by about 2 a.m. ET., NBC New York reported.
The police operation comes just two days ahead of a massive planned demonstration Thursday marking the movement's two-month anniversary.
Police handed out letters to protesters ordering them to temporarily evacuate the park. Police said the eviction will improve health conditions.
Campers were ordered to remove all their tents. Police claimed it was a health issue.
Protesters were told they may be allowed to return to the...
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Later today from RawStory:
“Occupy Wall Street” protesters weren’t the only group who had a difficult morning thanks to NYPD’s actions in Zuccotti Park.
A number of reporters complained of a media blackout from covering the morning raid. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly confirmed that several journalists were arrested by authorities.

1 comment:

  1. 10:53 PM 1love4all: steve needs conirmation about the 4-5
    10:53 PM DamaskPortland: Can the camera peeps describe what is goin on
    10:53 PM occupysteve: WBAI is reporting live from inside the park too
    10:53 PM okyoupie: thats a link to this same site
    10:53 PM fourseeds6: thanks guys. Love from St. Louis
    10:53 PM ihavenolegz: steve if the green line is down just take the yellow R train to rector and walk over
    10:53 PM datd00d27: whats link to inside the park?
    10:53 PM gdorn: this stream seems to still be inside http://www.livestream.com/globalrevolution
    10:53 PM fckgop: sad, so much for frree speech in america
    10:53 PM TF282011: Yes Ravila! Bigger and better!
    10:53 PM heldenautie: If war crime laws were truly enforced, every president from Truman to Obama would hang.
    10:53 PM heldenautie: (Both parties)
    10:53 PM nickelsareshiny: 15 thousand ON NYC NOW
    10:54 PM northernontguy: Hold the Park at all cost till morning
    10:54 PM 1love4all: so fucked up when did they fdo this
    10:54 PM 1love4all: what wasthe time frame
    10:54 PM DamaskPortland: any chemical agents being used?
    10:54 PM nickelsareshiny: 15 mins ago
    10:54 PM paulmax7: Jimmy your brain seems to be over
    10:54 PM TF282011: Hold the park! <3 from Portland
    10:54 PM 1love4all: 1 mins to get up and go
    10:54 PM occupysteve: OCCUPYNYC has 15,000 viewers
    10:54 PM 1love4all: nice
    10:54 PM occupysteve: 16,000
    10:54 PM northernontguy: such brave people
    10:54 PM purplicious: the whole worls is watching!!
    10:54 PM DamaskPortland: shoot..
    10:54 PM seaamy: why r they evicting if they are just letting tyhem back in a few hrs... doesnt make sense
    10:55 PM northernontguy: CANADA IS WATCHING AND REPORTING UR STORY
    10:55 PM DamaskPortland: Occupy Portland is watching!
    10:55 PM PeaceDai6y: I think ppl outside the park need to get themselves arrested to keep the police really busy
    10:55 PM 1love4all: 17 k
    10:55 PM nickelsareshiny: CALL THE POLICE AND DEMAND THEY STAND DOWN
    10:55 PM CCinmotion: 5,000 on global
    10:55 PM purplicious: i don't think i ever seen that much viewer!!
    10:55 PM DamaskPortland: How many people are in the park? outside the park?
    10:55 PM jayg11511: occupy wall stlic?
    10:55 PM jayg11511: what?
    10:55 PM occupysteve: 16,000 in global rev, 6000 in NYC, 500 here
    10:56 PM sweetleef: northernontguy... heya from Occupy T.O. :)
    10:56 PM nickelsareshiny: STEVE BREAK OUT YOUR JETPACK !!!
    10:56 PM nickelsareshiny: i saw dwayne on cam a few mins ago
    10:56 PM occupysteve: I need to get down there =[
    10:56 PM occupysteve: Dwayne and nick are outside the park, safe
    10:56 PM heldenautie: occupy wall st nyc
    10:56 PM heldenautie: How many there in meatspace?
    10:57 PM wolfspirit1967: Hello from Stockton California
    10:57 PM purplicious: i hope the have enough battery!!!!!
    10:57 PM ihavenolegz: @steve R train to Rector
    10:57 PM heldenautie: Stream dead?
    10:57 PM CurlyJC: yea I saw him too
    10:57 PM 1love4all: yup
    10:57 PM 1love4all: get there
    10:57 PM hitherepeeps: ugh feed down
    10:57 PM nickelsareshiny: cbs is back up http://www.ustream.tv/cbsnews
    10:57 PM northernontguy: MAYOR AND POLICE USE OF MILITARY WEAPONS AGAINST UNARMED CIVILIANS IS A WAR CRIME AND U WILL BE CHARGED
    10:57 PM northernontguy: hI sweet
    10:57 PM nickelsareshiny: michael are you aware of whats going on right now ?
    10:57 PM northernontguy: .
    10:58 PM sweetleef: I went to the cbs one and first it was just a picture of the whitehouse or something and then it was just choppy pictures from a chopper
    10:58 PM nickelsareshiny: they are just getting back in the air
    10:58 PM Michaelasher has been banned by nickelsareshiny.
    10:58 PM nickelsareshiny cleared messages from user Michaelasher.
    10:58 PM heldenautie: IRL Protester estimate>?
    10:58 PM hitherepeeps: NICE "REAL MEN" THESE COPS ARE-BRUTALIZING WOMEN
    10:59 PM ihavenolegz: who is this on the cam?

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