Tents and camping equipment are prohibited in the precincts of the Olympics, announced the Minister of Interior of Great Britain, Theresa May. May said this would avoid the installation of camps.
London occupies members attempted to take an abandoned building from Midland Bank, later on were evacuated. Also in the british capital at the Bank of Ideas, a building of swiss bank UBS, activities were suspended because was into effect a possession order issued to UBS.
In Switzerland, during the first day of activities of the 42 annual meeting of World Economic Forum (WEF), Davos occupies members released balloons into the air holding a banner that read: “Hey, WEF! Where are the other 6.9999 billion of leaders? ”
Student members took the University of Massachusetts-Boston and set up an encampment on 23jan, and they invited the entire university community to “engage in dialogue to work for a university based on their needs.”
The financier George Soros expressed his “support” for the outraged and he said that the OccupyWallStreet movement has “placed on the agenda issues the institutional left has failed to put on the agenda for a quarter century,” issues such as employment and Wall Street.
Translated by: ICBcn