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Anorak | Occupy London is evicted by the High Court – protest is too untidy for free London (photos)

Occupy London is evicted by the High Court – protest is too untidy for free London (photos)

by | 18th, January 2012

GOODBYE Occupy. Occupy London Stock Exchange protesters were at the High Court to hear news that the City of London Corporation has won its High Court bid to evict the self-declared 99% fighting for “social and economic injustice and forcing questions to be asked over banking and capitalism from outside St Paul’s Cathedral.

After a five-day hearing held before Christmas, Mr Justice Lindblom granted orders for possession and injunctions against Occupy London. He said there was pressing social need” for the 150 protest tents to be removed. If the campers don’t go, the bailiffs will make them.

The people who together form the odd ones out the human spectacle created just by stopping in an unusual place can expect a call in the dead of night when the tourists are sleeping and Jesus is not yet open for business. The corporation said there was an “overwhelming” case for the court’s intervention because

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