Article Image

IPFS News Link • Politics: General Activism

Police arrest protesters as they remove Occupy London camp

The City of London police said 20 people had been arrested as officers removed tents and equipment from outside the 300-year-old church, where demonstrators had camped since mid-October.

As riot police surrounded the encampment, bailiffs in fluorescent jackets hauled camping equipment into waiting trucks and refuse bins — though there was little sign of the violence that has accompanied the clearance of several Occupy sites in the U.S.