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Paris: what it is like in the 'Nuit debout' square occupations

Paris: what it is like in the Nuit debout square occupations Every evening since 31 March, gatherings of around 2,000 people have been debating and organising in Place de la Republique, a central square in Paris.

Industrial round-up

Industrial round-up Strikes backing Fife postie |London students stage rent strike | Motherwell XPO workers’ pay fight | Protest against fracking in valley | Occupy to save 120 cider jobs

News round-up

Lawrence suspect let go; IPCC says cops may face action; Occupy returns to parliament

Cops target Occupy Democracy camp in Parliament Square

Up to 100 protesters set up camp in Parliament Square, central London, on Friday of last week.

Protest Song: a play that gives a remarkable account of the Occupy movement

Protest Song: a play that gives a remarkable account of the Occupy movement Protest Song is an account of the Occupy movement as seen through the eyes of one of the long-term homeless residents of St. Paul's cathedral in London.

Councils make evictions pledges as tenants' movement deepens

Islington council in north London last week became the first Labour-run local authority to take a stand against evictions.

Russia's first Occupy protest builds opposition to Putin

16 May 2012
Hundreds of anti-government protesters have been camping out in central Moscow for over a week, in Russia’s first occupy protest.

Occupy protesters march on the Bank of England

15 May 2012
More than 300 people came to Occupy London’s "Meet the 1 percent" demonstration last Saturday.

A movement that gave voice to the 99 percent

28 February 2012
Occupy London started on 15 October last year—an international day of solidarity with Occupy Wall Street in the US, which began a month earlier.

Occupy London evicted—but activists vow to continue

28 February 2012
Police and bailiffs cleared Occupy London’s camp at St Paul’s cathedral in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Pictures from eviction of Occupy London camp at St Paul's

28 February 2012

St Paul's Occupy camp prepares for threatened eviction

22 February 2012
St Paul's Occupy camp prepares for threatened eviction

Attack on Occupy Oakland sparks new protests

04 February 2012
Thousands marched in 27 cities around the US last Sunday in solidarity with Occupy Oakland in California.

Occupy London and the courts

24 January 2012
Occupy London activists are currently involved in two ongoing legal processes.

Occupy London told to face eviction—but you can’t evict an idea

18 January 2012
Occupy London protesters camped outside St Paul’s cathedral have been told they will be evicted next Friday unless they win the right to appeal.

Cops clear tent camp in London

17 January 2012
Police have cleared away the Democracy Village camp in Parliament Square in London.

Video: A Christmas Day message from Occupy London

25 December 2011
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John's Occupy London Diary

13 December 2011
The City is taking us to court from 19 to 23 December, and then we will know if we will be evicted. But it’s not over yet.

Occupy London's 'Bank of Ideas' survives its day in court

07 December 2011
Occupy activists squatting a disused UBS bank building in London, now known as the Bank of Ideas, scored a major legal victory today (Wednesday).

John's Occupy London Diary: ‘Occupy everywhere on 15 December’

06 December 2011
Occupy London activists backed the 30 November public sector strikes by marching to Lincoln’s Inn Fields to join the main London demonstration.

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