The American Civil Liberties Union is accusing Hennepin County officials of issuing a rash of trespass notices to force OccupyMN protesters off Government Plaza. The county denies that claim and says it has only handed out trespass notices to some individuals because of misconduct.
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More restrictions for Mpls. Occupy protesters
Hennepin County officials say due to winterizing at the Government Center plaza on Friday, OccupyMN protesters must consolidate their belongings or they will be confiscated, portable toilets will be limited to three, and overnight sleeping will be disallowed once temperatures drop below 25 degrees or a significant snowfall.
Hennepin County sued by Occupy Minnesota protester
Melissa Hill was the first Occupy Minnesota arrested outside the Hennepin County Government Center. The trespassing charges against her were eventually dropped. Now she's suing the county and Sheriff Rich Stanek, saying her Constitutional rights were violated.
ACLU asks Hennepin County to rescind OccupyMN restrictions
The ACLU of Minnesota sent a letter to Hennepin County commissioners after officials announced more restrictions on OccupyMN protesters downtown. The ACLU says the new restrictions "run afoul of the First Amendment."
Authorities enforce no camping rule at government center
Hennepin County authorities moved in on a group of OccupyMN protesters early Thursday morning at the Hennepin County Government Center, MPR reported. Protesters had set up tents in the southwest corner of the plaza in defiance of a county rule against structures on the property.
Occupy protesters plan to defy order against tents
Occupy Minnesota protesters plan to erect 99 tents at the Minneapolis plaza in defiance of a Hennepin County order. Organizers say they’ll put up the tents Wednesday and link arms around them.
OccupyMN protesters occupy foreclosed home
The TC Daily Planet is reporting some demonstrators connected to the OccupyMN movement have occupied a foreclosed home in north Minneapolis to keep the residents from being evicted. The protesters say they intend to stay in the home and in tents on the property until U.S. Bank agrees to renegotiate the mortgage. They say they will resist if authorities try to forcefully evict the residents.
OccupyMN expected to resume protests this weekend in downtown Minneapolis
Police are preparing for demonstrators to pitch tents Saturday in Peavey Plaza and nearby Loring Park. The Star Tribune reports no one can stay in the park overnight and that ordinance will be enforced.
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