Media Alert for OWS Library Lawsuit: May 24, 2012


The OWS Library “Once upon a time…” (Flickr User david_shankbone)

New York–A lawsuit was filed today May 24, in Manhattan Federal Court seeking redress for the destruction of books, materials and equipment from the popular and respected People’s Library of Occupy Wall Street (OWS). NYPD raided and forcibly evicted Occupy Wall Street, including the People’s Library, from its Liberty Square camp (also known as Zuccotti Park) on November 15, 2011.  A round-up of today’s lawsuit in the news can be seen here.

UPDATE 4/10/13

New York City Agrees to pay Occupy Wall Street $230,000 for Destruction of Library


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