Sunday, October 16, 2011

"Occupy Wall Street" Movement Goes Global

London and Rome now have their own version of the US' "Occupy Wall Street".

In London, the event began in front of St. Paul's Cathedral and began to make its way to Paternoster Square, where the London's Stock Exchange is located.The protesters in London call their movement "Occupy the Stock Exchange".
London Police, prior to their arrival had restricted access to Paternoster Square and notified protesters that the area is private property.

In Rome, hundreds of hooded and masked protesters rampaged through Rome as part of their "day of rage" against bankers and politicians while other chose to protest peacefully against the rich who are being blamed for the economic problems of the nation.

Cars were torched and windows smashed as police responded to the violent activities of the hooded protesters.

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