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Occupy Wall Street protests in New York City (PHOTOS)
Monday, September 17th, 2012

NEW YORK — Hundreds of protesters joined the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York City, as it marked its first anniversary on Monday.

Protesters gathered in Battery Park, near the National Museum of the American Indian and in Zuccotti Park to draw attention to a variety of causes from campaign finance reform, to the environment and labor unions.

Around 135 arrests were reported as of 3:45 p.m., according to the Guardian.

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Protesters gathered in lower Manhattan to mark the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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Protesters gathered in lower Manhattan to mark the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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Protesters gathered in lower Manhattan to mark the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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New York City Police in lower Manhattan keeping an eye on protesters during the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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Protesters gathering in Battery Park to mark the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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Protesters gathered in front of the National Museum of the American Indian to mark the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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Protesters gathered in front of the National Museum of the American Indian to mark the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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Protesters gathered in front of the National Museum of the American Indian to mark the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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Protesters gathered in front of the National Museum of the American Indian to mark the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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Protesters gathered in front of the National Museum of the American Indian to mark the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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Protesters gathered in front of the National Museum of the American Indian to mark the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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Protesters gathered in front of the National Museum of the American Indian to mark the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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New York City Police surround the bull on Wall Street during the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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New York City Police surround the bull on Wall Street during the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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Protesters gathered in front of the National Museum of the American Indian to mark the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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Protesters gathered in front of the National Museum of the American Indian to mark the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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New York City Police surround the bull on Wall Street during the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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Protesters gathered in Battery Park to mark the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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Protesters gathered in Battery Park to mark the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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Protesters gathered in Battery Park to mark the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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Protesters gathered in Battery Park to mark the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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Protesters gathered in Battery Park to mark the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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New York City Police in front of Trinity Church during the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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Protesters gathered in Zuccotti Park to mark the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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Protesters gathered in Zuccotti Park to mark the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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Protesters gathered in Zuccotti Park to mark the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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Protesters gathered in Zuccotti Park to mark the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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Police near Zuccotti Park on the one year anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement on September 17, 2012.

(Priyanka Boghani - GlobalPost)
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