06 Feb '12, 2am

US protesters vow to return after Occupy DC sweep: WASHINGTON: Protesters from the Washington offshoot of Occupy...

WASHINGTON: Protesters from the Washington offshoot of Occupy Wall Street on Sunday vowed to return to their camp in the US capital, which was all but dismantled by park police during a weekend clampdown. A dawn raid and day-long enforcement operation on Saturday stopped activists from the anti-capitalist movement camping out at McPherson Square, near the White House, overnight and the site was reduced to around 30 tents on Sunday. Sanitation crews in white overalls, backed with forklifts and garbage trucks, swept up the belongings left over from the months-long protest, while a police truck with an infrared scanner was used to ensure no-one sleeps there. The enforcement operation led some of the activists to spend Saturday night at nearby Freedom Plaza, another protest site, although it was subject to the same no-camping rules. Despite the clampdown, protester Sam Mellot ...

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