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Occupy London campers to stay put until court decision

Group may move from outside St Paul's Cathedral only after High Court delivers verdict on eviction

Occupy London campers to stay put until court decision
A tent carries a vegetarian message at the Occupy London camp outside St Paul's Cathedral (Getty Images)
Occupy London campers to stay put until court decision
The Occupy London protest group is expected to remain camped outside St Paul's Cathedral until at least Jan 11, 2012 after the High Court reserved it's decision on eviction (Getty Images)
Occupy London campers to stay put until court decision
Tents of the Occupy London camp surround St Paul's Cathedral (Getty Images)
Occupy London campers to stay put until court decision
The two sides involved, 'Occupy London' and the City of London Corporation, set out their cases on whether the 150 tents caused obstruction to businesses and worshippers, who owned the land, and whether the protest was permanent or semi-permanent (Getty Images)
Occupy London campers to stay put until court decision
Lawyers for the City of London Corporation said they wanted the tents removed but would allow instead a peaceful protest that does not obstruct commuters (Getty Images)
Occupy London campers to stay put until court decision
The defence for the Occupy group said taking down the camp would breach their human rights adding that the use of tents was an integral part of their protest (Getty Images)
Occupy London campers to stay put until court decision
The protest is intended to last as long as it would take to achieve the principles the movement set out to achieve (Getty Images)
Occupy London campers to stay put until court decision
A Christmas tree sits outside tents at the Occupy London camp outside St Paul's Cathedral on Dec 30, 2011 (Getty Images)