On the 15th October 2011, protestors representing the global Occupy movement set up a semi-permanent camp outside St. Paul’s Cathedral in central London. The aim of the protests is to encourage discourse and raise awareness of social and economic inequalities.[...]
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Occupy London welcomes Ed Miliband’s recognition that we have something important to add to the conversation about how we can make this country a better, fairer place – just as we would welcome the support of anyone else.
Writing in this Sunday’s Observer, Miliband comments: “The challenge is that they reflect a crisis of concern[...]
Lots of stuff happening at Occupy London this weekend – at both the London Stock Exchange site by St Paul’s and at our Finsbury Square site. So we thought we better put together a quick list.
Saturday 5th November
10.30am – Cairo activists: Egypt the revolution continues at Tent City University (TCU)- Talk by some[...]Read more →
This Saturday, as Occupy London Stock Exchange (OccupyLSX) marks its three week anniversary, it will host a rally at St Paul’s Churchyard calling for a fairer, more just society.
Beginning at 2pm, prominent speakers will advocate a range of progressive alternatives for the 99% who have been forced to help pay for a crisis that[...]Read more →
After just over two weeks, our tented city standing in the protective shadow of St Paul’s Cathedral is a becoming a real community. But we are still part of London and we share some of the problems of that great city.
London is the 5th wealthiest city in the world and one of the world’s[...]
Occupy London was intrigued to learn this morning that Canary Wharf Group plc has obtained a high court injunction preventing “any persons unknown remaining on the Canary Wharf estate in connection to protest action.” We understand that this court order will remain in place indefinitely.
We would like to take this opportunity to reassure Canary[...]
Today visitors and occupiers at Occupy London Stock Exchange (OccupyLSX) will get to take part in a cross-cultural joint solidarity protest with the Syrian people. During the course of this event there will be the first ever live broadcast in the UK of a Syrian protest from an undisclosed location in Syria.
Aimed at promoting[...]
Occupy London Stock Exchange (OccupyLSX) today met with the Corporation of London at their request. There were seven representatives from OccupyLSX including its legal representative, Paul Ridge of Bindmans, and two representatives from the Corporation.
The Corporation said that they had no objection to the camp continuing until New Year, with the only condition being[...]
With this work I aimed to show another side to the Occupiers, to illustrate the level of organisation and compassion that is happening. There are no villains in this photo-series; the only city worker I photographed is depicted donating cheese to the occupiers. Instead I want the images to provoke a wider respect and understanding[...]Read more →