Saturday, October 1, 2011

Wall Steet Chaos

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From the London Guardian

Occupy Wall Street protesters arrested on Brooklyn Bridge

Scores held by NYPD – including New York Times journalist – after attempted march across bridge ends in chaos

Brooklyn Bridge arrests – in pictures
Occupy Wall Street protesters arrested
Protesters are blocked from crossing the Brooklyn Bridge by the NYPD during an Occupy Wall Street march. Photograph: James Fassinger

Scores of arrests were made on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday evening during a march by anti-Wall Street protesters who have been occupying a downtown Manhattan square for two weeks.

The group, called Occupy Wall Street, has been protesting against the finance industry and other perceived social ills by camping out in Zuccotti park in New York.

During the afternoon a long line of protesters numbering several thousand snaked through the streets towards the landmark bridge across the East River with the aim of ending at a Brooklyn park....more

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