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Mark Thomas: Stop and search? Carry the card

Shamelessly stolen from The Guardian: Download this handy card, warning police officers that if a stop and search is intrusive, unlawful or malicious, you will take action The debate about the use of stop and search ??? be it protesters or young bla… Continue reading

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This Is Class War – Ten Percent

UK: According to the Sunday Times Rich List, the collective wealth of the 1,000 richest people in the UK rose to ?335.5bn in 2010. 53 of the richest 1,000 are billionaires. In 1997, when Labour came to office, the collective wealth of the richest … Continue reading

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G20 police ‘used undercover men to incite crowds’

An MP who was involved in last month’s G20 protests in London is to call for an investigation into whether the police used agents provocateurs to incite the crowds.Liberal Democrat Tom Brake says he saw what he believed to be two plain-clothes pol… Continue reading

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Met police accused of misleading G20 watchdog

Scotland Yard was accused of misleading its own watchdog last night after an official report on the policing of the G20 London protests was said to contain “false claims” and “gross inaccuracies”.The document, submitted to a meeting of the Metropo… Continue reading

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The Evening Standard’s humiliating climb-down

Clarification: Camp for Climate Action Evening Standard 23.04.09 Clarification: Camp for Climate ActionFurther to our article of 20 February “Anarchists plan City riots for G20 leaders’ arrival” we are happy to clarify that Camp for Climate Action… Continue reading

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Riot cops ???to go soft on Budget demo??? after G20

Not often that I’d include an article from the Sun but this FUD attempt is exceptional. Apologies to those offended… RIOT squad cops will refuse to enforce the law at a Budget day demo in London today. Police in the Met???s Territorial Support Gro… Continue reading

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Times journo: I was wrong about the G20 protests

Daniel Finkelstein honourably retracts his previous comments regarding police tactics, LibDem observers and the right to protest. But down in the comments, I spotted this contribution and thought it worth recording: I was there. I’m no trouble mak… Continue reading

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