Saturday, February 4, 2012

Occupy DC

  • Dozens of U.S. Park Police officers in riot gear and on horseback converged before dawn Saturday on one of the nations last remaining Occupy sites.
  • (ABC News)
  • WASHINGTON -- U.S. Park Police officers, some on horseback and others in riot gear, surrounded the Occupy DC camp in McPherson Square with barricades before sunrise Saturday in an enforcement action, though police stressed it was not an eviction.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • WASHINGTON -- A federal court judge denied Occupy DCs request for a preliminary injunction blocking the National Park Service from evicting demonstrators from McPherson Square, where they have been camping since Oct. 1.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Police in riot gear surrounded an anti-Wall Street protesters camp in downtown Washington early Saturday in apparent preparation for a crackdown against the Occupy DC encampment.
  • (Big Hollywood)
  • WASHINGTON — A federal judge said Tuesday that the U.S. government must notify Occupy DC protesters if it intends to evict them from a downtown Washington park and remove their tents and other belongings. The decision from U.S.
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  • The number of protesters in the Occupy DC camps fluctuates, but city officials estimate there generally are fewer than 100. The demonstrators had set up tents and were sleeping in the park.
  • (Reuters)
  • WASHINGTON (RNN) – A judge said the federal government must notify the Occupy DC if it intends to shut down the encampment, according to the Associated Press. Representatives from the movement filed a motion in U.S.
  • (WAFF)
  • A federal judge in Washington DC has ruled that the National Park Service must give Occupy protesters camped out in two of the US capitals parks 24 hours notice before clearing out their encampments.
  • (The Guardian)
  • Occupy DC is set to be evicted, including its "Tent of Dreams." Occupy Oakland proved it still knew how to riot on Saturday, but its foothold in front of City Hall has been lost since October.
  • (Washington Post)
  • Occupy DC protestors joined religious leaders in Washington, D.C., to protest against the National Prayer Breakfast Thursday.
  • (Christian Post)

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