Tue, January 17, 2012
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Protesters ready igloos to Occupy Davos

2012-01-17 09:47:20 GMT2012-01-17 17:47:20(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

A member of the Occupy WEF movement uses a shovel to extend the entrance of the first igloo at their camp site in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos January 16, 2012. The Occupy WEF members will stay in a camp of several igloos to protest during the World Economic Forum (WEF) which takes place from January 25 to 29. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

David Roth, president of the youth organisation JUSO of the Swiss Social Democrats (SP) crawls out of the first igloo of the Occupy WEF movement at their camp site in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos January 16, 2012. The Occupy WEF members will stay in a camp of several igloos to protest during the World Economic Forum (WEF) which takes place from January 25 to 29. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

David Roth, president of the youth organisation JUSO of the Swiss Social Democrats (SP) stands inside of the first igloo of the Occupy WEF movement at their camp site in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos January 16, 2012. The Occupy WEF members will stay in a camp of several igloos to protest during the World Economic Forum (WEF) which takes place from January 25 to 29. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Katharina Prelicz-Huber (R) president of the VPOD public workers union addresses the media in front of the first igloo of the Occupy WEF movement at their camp site in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos January 16, 2012. The Occupy WEF members will stay in a camp of several igloos to protest during the World Economic Forum (WEF) which takes place from January 25 to 29. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

David Roth, president of the youth organisation JUSO of the Swiss Social Democrats (SP) helps to build the first igloo of the Occupy WEF movement at their camp site in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos January 16, 2012. The Occupy WEF members will stay in a camp of several igloos to protest during the World Economic Forum (WEF) which takes place from January 25 to 29. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Occupy protesters with their sights set on the World Economic Forum, the annual gathering next week of the rich and powerful in the Swiss ski resort of Davos, unveiled their igloo accommodation on Jan. 16.

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