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    Posted October 15, 2011 by
    Brussels, Belize
    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Occupy Wall Street

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    European indignados march in Brussels


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     brotozaur shares these stills and video from Brussels, Belgium, as a protest march aligned with the Spanish 15M protests, overtook the downtown area. She says: 'Before the video, the protesters marched through Brussels and their end point was Schuman Square, where the Police blocked their access. [...] There was a stand-off between the protesters and the police for about 20 minutes, after which the policemen took off their helmets. The protesters went away when they saw they could not take over Schuman Square, where 2 main institutions of the European Union, the Council of the EU and the European Commission, are located.'

    She adds, 'I think the most memorable moment was when the protesters were approaching the fence and the policemen were running around taking positions. You felt like something is going to happen. The protesters and the Police came face to face, with that wire fence separating them. And then there were the usual chanting and showing of the signs.'
    - elchueco, CNN iReport producer

    Between 6000 and 10000 people marched today in Brussels, putting the capital of Europe on the map of the so-called global revolution.

    The protesters got to a standstill with the Belgian Police at Schuman Square, where the European Commission and the Council of the European Union are located.

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