Tension is rising at the Occupy Wall Street encampment after Brookfield Office Properties, the owner of Liberty Park, announced plans to clear sections of the park on Friday for cleaning. In addition Brookfield announced a series of new rules. Organizers have called for a 6 a.m. emergency action on Friday to defend the space. Democracy Now! is posting here statements from several of the players involved: attorneys representing the protesters, Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s office and Brookfield Office Properties.
New park rules posted by Brookfield:
Letter from the Liberty Park Legal Working Group to Brookfield:
Statement from Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s office:
Statement from Brookfield: