Selected Live Updates from Occupywallst.org
global solidarity actions: Occupy LA
blocking bridge into financial district; Occupy Portland closes Steel
Bridge; 30,000 march in Greece; more updates to come.
counterterrorism agents spotted, appear oblivious to economic terrorism11:44 am:
thousands marching on Wall Street under red and black flag, police rush to erect barricades 11:34 am:
sign reads: "Arrest one of us, and two more will appear. You cannot arrest an idea."
barricades removed from south side of Liberty Square.
Liberty Square re-occupied: Bloomberg, NYPD struggle to quash Occupy Wall Street.11:11 am:
police chaos, officers use barricade as weapon against press, protestors
protestors tearing down NYPD barricades
at south side of Liberty Square, chanting: "WHOSE PARK? OUR PARK!" --
police outnumbered, calling in reinforcements. 11:04 am:
media denied access past police blockade; coverage of mass arrests censored by NYPD
mass arrests reported at Beaver & Broadway
massive march coming north on Broadway
south of Wall. Protestors continue to converge on Liberty Square, which
is partially surrounded by helmeted NYPD
police profiling protesters; checking IDs
to access Broadway checkpoints around Wall Street. Video stream shows
police selectively allowing some people to pass without ID based on
appearance, while blocking other people who "look like protesters" from
passing even with
thousands occupying Liberty Square
reports of LRAD sound cannon used by NYPD to disperse protesters singing National Anthem near Pine St
one march headed down william toward
beaver stopped by police; people who "look like protesters" not allowed
to pass, but "suits" allowed through
protesters chanting "her cuffs are too tight" in solidarity with 60 y/o woman who can't feel her arms after being arrested
police violence continues; protestors defiant, undeterred
via people's mic: protestors converging in victory march to Liberty Square to celebrate 15 minute delay of NYSE opening bell.
report of sanitation workers blocking Beaver with truck in solidarity with OWS
50+ arrested, 60 Wall subway station reported closed.
about 20 protestors locked arms, blocking access to TD Bank
at least half dozen reporters violently shoved by NYPD
widespread reports of police violence9:50 am:
defying police bullhorn orders, protesters drop banner reading "revolution"
more arrests at Wall and Broadway, pedestrians restricted
police brutality at 60 Wall
retired Philly police Captain Ray Lewis reported arrested.
Opening bell delayed!
traders blocked from entering stock exchange
NYPD refusing to give badge numbers9:04 am:
police arrest woman in wheelchair9:02 am:
reports of 30+ arrested, zip-tied9:00 am:
NYPD confused, overwhelmed8:58 am:
Wall Street workers massing with protestors, unable to enter Wall Street8:55 am:
sitters at Nassau being dragged away, Beaver and New requesting help, police using batons8:53 am:
protestors taking police barricades, barricading Police vehicle8:49 am:
confirmed arrests at Beaver and Broadway, police moving in on Hannover
all entrances to Wall Street occupied, police moving in on Hannover and Wall
2 and 3 subways at 60 Wall now reported closed
march continues to grow, "people pouring into street"7:57 am:
marchers taking both sides of streets amidst heavy police and media presence.
march estimated in thousands