16 Jun 2008

Violence against peace demonstators

The protest had totally degenerated and I couldn’t see many StW stewards. I don’t know what their strategy was but whatever it was it was failing. I did a lot of running from the cops around Parliament Square as a couple of times I found myself at the front of the crash barriers with my camera.

I don’t know how many people were arrested but there were a number of bloodied demonstrators. I saw cops happily whacking people with their truncheons.

More from Louise on the bloody policing at the Bush demo yesterday.

1 comment:

a very public sociologist said...

Still not statement from Johnson on Sunday's police violence. Not entirely a surprise to be honest.

On a different note, will you be at the CNWP debate/conference in a couple of weeks Derek? If so we'll have to go for a green tea or something!

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