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Occupy Minneapolis re-claims People’s Plaza, celebrates 2-month occupation

by staff |
12/12/11
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Above:
Ben Painter and Melissa Hill. Both have been "trespassed" at People's Plaza and are threatened with arrest if they are on County property. (Fight Back! News/Staff)
Left:
Steff Yorek hanging sign on People's Plaza

Minneapolis, MN – About 100 supporters and participants of Occupy Minneapolis gathered at People’s Plaza here, Dec. 11. They hung signs advancing the demands of the 99%, using clothespins on ropes tied to plaza light poles, pounding staked signs into frozen planters and taping their messages onto poles and benches.

“On the 2 month anniversary of OccupyMN, we gather at the People's Plaza again, to reclaim our space and continue our fight for equality and justice,” said a statement from organizers of the action.

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