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New York, New York<br />
July 15, 2020<br />
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Occupy City Hall is an activist encampment outside New York City’s. City Hall and the last  wave of the city’s George Floyd protests. It’s an innovative political space that attracted peaceful crowds to speeches and teach-ins focused on a narrow goal: cutting $1 billion from the New York Police Department’s budget.<br />
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Volunteers flocked to the park, dropping off food, coffee and supplies to build a kind of campground. However, the number of protesters has dropped sharply.<br />
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Passers-by and journalists have been harassed. Local residents — even those who say they support the camp’s politics — have complained that it has turned into a disorderly shantytown where violence has occurred. Several medics who had been there from the start announced this week that they were leaving, citing “a lack of safety” in a statement.

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Occupy City Hall

New York, New York
July 15, 2020

Occupy City Hall is an activist encampment outside New York City’s. City Hall and the last wave of the city’s George Floyd protests. It’s an innovative political space that attracted peaceful crowds to speeches and teach-ins focused on a narrow goal: cutting $1 billion from the New York Police Department’s budget.

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From gallery: Occupy City Hall 07_15_2020
Photographer: ARCHIVE ANTHONY SUAU
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Date 15 Jul 2019
Location: New York New York USA
Credit: Anthony Suau © 2020
Copyright: Anthony Suau © 2020
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  • New York
  • July 15
  • 2020
  • Anthony Suau
  • Manhattan
  • Occupy City Hall
  • encampment
  • peaceful crowds
  • New York Police Department
  • budget

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