Protesters Occupy Downtown Ithaca Park

The Cornell Daily Sun reports that members of Occupy Ithaca are now inhabiting a group of 12 tents in Dewitt Park, in downtown Ithaca, as part of the Occupy Wall Street movement.Members of Occupy Ithaca set up the camp on Nov. 22 in response to the eviction of Occupy Wall Street protesters from Zucotti Park in New York City. According to Lucas Bonnet, an organizer of Occupy Ithaca, the move to occupy Dewitt Park is reflective of the Occupy Wall Street movement’s strategy: occupy everywhere. Since the first tents were set up, the number of tents in the park has been growing. The number of tents bordering the edge of the park has doubled since Nov. 22, growing from six to 12.Read more at the Cornell Daily Sun website

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