Look | Demonstrators Gather for Wall Street Protest

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Rally at Foley Square. (Stephen Nessen/WNYC)

Thousands of union workers, community groups and Occupy Wall Street protesters rallied in Foley Square late Wednesday during a demonstration in Lower Manhattan following the arrests of more than 700 people on the Brooklyn Bridge over the weekend.

There were at least 23 arrests during the protest for for various charges including one instance of assaulting an officer, charging barriers and disorderly conduct, police said. Pepper spray was used in one case, police spokesman Paul Browne.

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Zuccotti Park full of protesters.
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Officers at Zuccotti Park.
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Protesters at Foley Square heading to Zuccotti Park
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Police and protesters.
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Protesters at Foley Square.
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Rally at Foley Square.
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Actor DL Hughley was at the rally, saying 'I think that if liberals had a kind of active movement that people were beholden to and afraid of, there'd be some action.
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Crowds from the rally remained in the evening.


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James C. L'Angelle from Kings Beach 96143

Updates, details, directory links to all OCCUPY forces and OPERATIONS, see:


Oct. 06 2011 11:38 AM

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