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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Occupy Wall Street protesters flood back into heavily guarded Zuccotti Park... but only after being searched for tents - 16th Nov 2011

Occupy Wall Street demonstrators were allowed back into Zuccotti Park tonight but will not be allowed to set up camp again following a court order.

At around 5.30pm police began letting small groups of people through the barricades as huge cheers went up. However anyone carrying large bags or personal items was turned away.
Numbers in the square have now swelled to around 1,500.

A policeman used a megaphone to address the protesters in downtown Manhattan saying: 'Zuccotti Park is now open.'

In the hour before the barricades opened, there was general confusion among demonstrators who had surrounded the perimeter of the park during the day about whether they would be allowed back into Zuccotti Park, which has been the centre of the Occupy movement.

It followed a dramatic eviction of Zuccotti Park in the early hours of this morning by 1,000 riot police.

More than 200 people were arrested today as police raided the park after Michael Bloomberg finally lost patience with protesters. Some of them have been there since it was set up in September. Read More