“A Terrible Sight”: Police Evict Occupy London, Arrest 20 Protesters

In These Times - Police dressed in riot gear evicted Occupy London and removed the camp's tents at St. Paul's Cathedral just after midnight on Tuesday.

Hundreds of police and around 100 bailiffs swarmed the campsite and arrested about 20 individuals, some of whom reportedly tried to form a barricade and set off smoke bombs to prevent officials from clearing the area.

The City of London Corporation commented that it "regretted" having to evict the protesters.  Read more.  Read more.


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