Activism, Protests & Rights

Occupy Wall Street #ows photos from Friday Oct 14th

Protesters claim victory as Brookfield properties, owners of Zuccotti Park in New York, call off their plans to clean the area. Demonstrators had mounted their own clean-up operation during the night.

(Below) Protesters celebrate following the announcement that they would not have to leave the park. Photograph: Mary Altaffer/AP

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(Below)  Clashes in the financial district.  Photograph: Andrew Gombert/EPA

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(Below)  New York police officers clash with protesters.  Photograph: Mary Altaffer/AP

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(Below)  Protesters set off on an impromptu march around 7am.  Photograph: Andrew Gombert/EPA

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(Below) Policing the area outside Zuccotti Park.  Photograph: Andrew Gombert/EPA

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(Below)  A protester holds up his sign.  Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

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(Below)  Protesters spent the night cleaning the park.  Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

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(Below)  Sweeping up as police look on.  Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

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(Below)  A protester scrapes paint off the pavement.  Photograph: Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters

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(Below)  Brooms are collected to begin the sweep-up.  Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

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