Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 12/06/2011

Occupy Melbourne tent people spread; police forcibly remove woman’s ‘tent clothes’

As Occupy camp sites are shut down by police forces around the world, protesters are trying new and inventive ways to keep Occupying. In Melbourne, Australia, protesters came up with a what seemed a possible solution: Wear the tents instead of camp in them.

Occupy Tent Monsters run through Flagstaff Gardens. (YouTube)
The so-called “Occupy Tent Monsters” soon flooded the city’s Flagstaff Gardens, where Occupy Melbourne protesters had been camping, as well as some some trains.

While Melbourne police simply watched the Tent Monsters at first, they cracked down on the protesters as their numbers swelled, even forcibly removing one woman’s tent, revealing her underclothes beneath. The incident was caught on video:

The tent people in happier times:

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Tags:  National, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Melbourne, Tent Monsters

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