NYCLU Brokers Deal Between City and Occupy Rochester to Protect Protest in City Park

 The New York Civil Liberties Union today brokered an agreement between the City of Rochester and the Occupy Rochester movement that will allow demonstrators to camp in Washington Square Park. “This is a victory for the right to protest,” said NYCLU Executive Director Donna Lieberman. “We applaud the city and demonstrators for coming to the […]

Morning After Update on Occupy Wall Street, and other occupies

KW writes: I watched both Occupy Live Streams (the nyc one, and the Global Revoultion one) on and off until 1am. Occupy Wall Street went to Washington Square Park for their Assembly. They decided as a group to leave. But (as CNN reports) 14 stayed peacefully in the empty fountain, and were arrested. Others were […]

Sat night/Early Sunday – OWS demonstrators at new park

1:08 am update: Not sure everything going on. The police forced protesters to leave Washington Square Park at midnight. I think some protesters stayed. Now, there are some protesters wandering the streets. I think a band of 70 heading back to Liberty Square/Zucotti. There are two Live Streams at times. The Global Revolution one is […]

Update on occupations (tension tonight at midnight or 1am?)

Two interesting updates: In NYC: The Occupy Wall Street folks have branched out to Washington Square Park (about 3o blocks away). It appears they will try to have two occupation/encampments in NYC. The NYPD seems to think that Washington Square Park closes at midnight tonight, Saturday 10/8/2011. The NYCL seems to think it closes at […]

A SECOND formation of Occupy Wall Street in NYC

KW writes: I first got word of this news through an e-mail from The SoHo Journal. I double-checked, and it is on the official website occupywallst.org The organization that meets to organize for Occupy Wall Street (ie: make lists of demands, organize committees, etc.) is The New York City General Assembly. Now, there will be […]

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