Nobody was expecting that and only one or two policemen were stationed there. They (the crowd) were therefore very successful in occupying. The first hour or so we had the camera crew who previously were supporting the anti-nuclear protest deploying their recording devices to capture the first batch of people who broke into the parliament. That footage proved to be very important because on the next day all the mainstream media said they (the occupiers) are mobsters, they damage things, they were junkers, … the usual mainstream media way of doing things. Because we had the live and the first hand footage it became very easy to show that that was not actually the case. For the next 20 days it became a show of force between the civic media and the mainstream media.

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