Occupy Melbourne Eviction and New Beginnings

by Occupy Melbourne Indymedia August 18, 2012

21/10/2011 - After six days of peaceful occupation of the city square, and five days before the Queen is due to visit Melbourne, Lord Mayor Robert Doyle warned that if the protestors didn't leave today they would be forcibly removed. The eviction was carried out by 400 police including riot police and dogs. Horses and capsicum spray were also used to attack the crowd at various times. People stood their ground in the square before being removed one by one.

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Year produced 2011