Occupy Philly in Photos

Occupy Philly started as a result of the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York City. On Nov. 2, 2011, police began arresting protesters during a sit-in they staged at the Comcast Center, NBCPhiladelphia.com's parent company.

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The Occupy Philadelphia movement was forced out of Dilworth Plaza by police just after midnight Wednesday. The eviction caused streets to close and mass transit to shut down as protesters marched through city streets.
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A group representing Occupy Philadelphia addresses members of the news media on Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter said Sunday "intolerable" conditions at the Occupy Philadelphia camp and a lack of cooperation among protesters has forced him to beef up police presence at the tent city outside City Hall.
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A police officer patrols the Occupy Philadelphia encampment on Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, in Philadelphia.
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Aaron Hindorff plays guitar with his band "Fast Car" at the Occupy Philadelphia encampment in front of City Hall Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011 in Philadelphia. The encampment at City Hall is one of many being held across the country similar to the ongoing Occupy Wall Street demonstration in New York.
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Protesters with the Philadelphia Unemployment Project and others from the Occupy Philly encampment at City Hall, protest outside an office of the governor Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, in Philadelphia. Protesters called for state officials to re-establish the Homeowners Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program.
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Levy Brown along with others protesters from the Philadelphia Unemployment Project and the Occupy Philly encampment at City Hall, protest outside an office of the governor Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, in Philadelphia. Protesters called for state officials to re-establish the Homeowners Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program.
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Protesters who marched from the Occupy Philly encampment at City Hall, demonstrate outside an office of Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Philadelphia. The encampment at City Hall is one of many being held across the country similar to the ongoing Occupy Wall Street demonstration in New York.
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Nov. 6: Two Occupy Philadelphia protestors took a break occupying Philly to tie the knot. Alicia "Ally" Nauss and Adam Hill met while working the information tent at Occupy Philadelphia in front of City Hall. Nauss is also carrying her 2-year-old daughter Rhys Corcoran.
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Nov. 2, 2011: Occupy Philly marched from City Hall to the comcast Center Wednesday afternoon as protesters staged a sit-in inside the lobby of the headquarters of Comcast, and refused to leave.
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Some protesters refused to leave the Comcast Center lobby.
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Philadelphia Police, left, help a woman protester up to arrest her, as others remain seated inside the Comcast Center, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011.
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November 2, 2011: @DustinSlaughter posted this picture with the Tweet: "70+ cops. 9 protesters. One lousy corporate tax dodger." Occupy Philly protesters were arrested during at sit-in at NBCPhiladelphia's parent company, Comcast.
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November 2, 2011: @DustinSlaughter posted this picture on his Twitter feed as Philadelphia police began arresting Occupy Philly protesters at a sit-in at the Comcast Center.
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Here is another angle of the arrest.
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Another protester, center, is arrested by Philadelphia Police and removed from the Comcast Center.
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Protesters including students march from Temple University to an encampment at City Hall, Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, in Philadelphia. The encampment at City Hall is one of many being held across the country similar to the ongoing Occupy Wall Street demonstration in New York.
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Temple University students holding black and white placards from left, Erik Jacobs, Andrew Roche, and, Eric Cedor, provide a counter protest to those rallying in support of Occupy Wall Street demonstrations.
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Mark Newman a senior at Temple University marches with others to an encampment at City Hall, Friday.
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Paul, who declined to give his last name, smokes during a rain storm at an encampment at City Hall Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, during Philadelphia's version of Occupy Wall Street.
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Members of Service Employees International Union march from the encampment at City Hall.
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Protestors march from the encampment at City Hall in Philadelphia's version of Occupy Wall Street.
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Crowds march from City Hall to the Freedom Park near Independence Hall in support of the ongoing Occupy Wall Street demonstrations.
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People march from City Hall to the Freedom Park near Independence Hall.
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Protesters including students march from Temple University to an encampment at City Hall similar to the ongoing Occupy Wall Street demonstration in New York.
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Plates of food are provided in the park around City Hall for Occupy Wall Street protestors.
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y to Philadelphia in early October as protestors supported the anti-big business sentiment.
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Day 2: Sarah Small [L], Mariko Franz [C] and Amaya Morales gather at City Hall in Philadelphia on Friday Oct. 7, 2011. Occupy Philly organizers said their protest is meant to be a stand against corporate greed.
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Day 3: Occupy Philly protesters hold signs and are reflected in a bus stop pane, as they walk in the street during their march from City Hall to the Independence National Historical Park.
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Day 3: People hold signs as they walk in the street during their march from City Hall to the Independence National Historical Park.
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Day 4: Lauren Bieber [L] and Mike Mull, both from from Philadelphia, sit next to a haiku they wrote on the sidewalk near City Hall Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011 in Philadelphia.
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Day 5: George Webb speaks during a candlelight vigil organized by members of Occupy Philly and Fight for Philly movement, Monday Oct. 10, 2011, in center city Philadelphia.
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Day 5; Linda Wolfe, right, and Marquis Combs participate in a candlelight vigil organized by members of Occupy Philly and Fight for Philly demonstration, Monday Oct. 10, 2011, in center city Philadelphia.
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Day 7: People who marched from a City Hall encampment protest outside a Wells Fargo bank Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, in Philadelphia.
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Day 7: Protesters march from a City Hall, center, encampment to a Wells Fargo bank Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, in Philadelphia.
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Day 5: Members of Occupy Philly and Fight for Philly demonstrations march to a candlelight vigil, Monday Oct. 10, 2011, in center city Philadelphia.
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Day 7: Police officers escort protesters marching from a City Hall encampment to a Wells Fargo bank Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, in Philadelphia.
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Protester John Leonard sleeps beneath a sheet of plastic on a fold out couch outside City Hall Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, in Philadelphia. The demonstration is one of many being held across the country recently in support of the ongoing Occupy Wall Street demonstration in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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Day 7: A protester draped with an American flag stands outside City Hall Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, in Philadelphia.
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Day 7: Zip ties hang from a police officers's bicycle as he escorts protesters marching from a City Hall encampment to a Wells Fargo bank Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, in Philadelphia.
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Day 7: Police officers escort protesters marching from a City Hall encampment to a Wells Fargo bank Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, in Philadelphia.
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