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UK: Occupy protester arrested after sitting on Churchill statue for over 24 hours

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Video ID: 20141022-040 M/S Dan sitting on the plinth M/S Crowd around the statue SOT, Officer 2098 (English): "Everyone take one step back, ready? On me. One, two, three, four, go! Really? You're not sheep? Turn the camera around, you're not sheep. Turn the camera round. Yes, definition of irony." M/S Dan standing on the plinth M/S Workers putting up scaffolding M/S Dan stepping off the plinth and onto the scaffolding W/S Dan jumping off the scaffolding, Big Ben in the background M/S Dan climbing up the scaffolding M/S Dan climbing down a ladder M/S Dan being escorted to a police van M/S Dan being put into a police van W/S Police officers in shiny jackets surrounding the statue of Churchill SCRIPT An activist who was standing on the Winston Churchill statue in London's Parliament Square was arrested on Wednesday night. The protester, known only as 'Dan', had climbed up onto the statue's base on Tuesday afternoon and refused to jump down. Police officers put up a fence around the statue and erected scaffolding in order to remove him. The square has been closed off to the public by police in order to prevent protesters from the Occupy London group from assembling on it. Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Ruptly Twitter: http://twitter.com/Ruptly LiveLeak: http://www.liveleak.com/c/Ruptly Google Plus: http://google.com/+RuptlyTV Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/Ruptly YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/RuptlyTV DailyMotion: http://www.dailymotion.com/ruptly Video on Demand: http://www.ruptly.tv