05 Feb '12, 11pm

#OWS Camps Evicted In Both Austin, TX and Washington D.C.

City governments used the element of surprise and sometimes force to evict members of Occupy Austin and Occupy Washington D.C. from their public encampments over the past 48 hours. Occupy Austin Ousted With 30 Minute Warning Occupy Austin had been demonstrating on the plaza in front of Austin City Hall for 120 days (here’s what it looked like on Day 1 ). Apparently, City Manager Marc Ott suddenly decided to change the rules regarding who could utilize the public Mezzanine and Amphitheater located outside the building, and for how long. According to an Occupy Austin press release , several people appeared at the Occupy Austin welcome booth at around 9:30 pm on Friday with paperwork said to be ‘from City Hall’. The paperwork detailed a series of new restrictions for City Hall grounds that are set to go into effect on February 2nd, 2012 (so why wasn’t the notice delivered on ...

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