POLICE VIOLENCE at Stopg8 protest

A great post on a great blog: NETPOL – the Network for Police Monitoring! Too bad that it has become necessary, just as ‘Solicitors from Hell’ had become a necessity… If only people were doing their jobs CORRECTLY, PROPERLY!…


The following statement was made by the stopG8 group in response to the excessive level of force used against protesters yesterday (Tuesday).

StopG8 held a “Carnival Against Capitalism” in the West End of London today (11 June), demonstrating against 100 murderous banks, corporations, “dens of the rich” and other hiding places of power in the run up to the G8 Summit.

The carnival went ahead despite extreme pre-emptive violence from the Metropolitan and City Police, which caused a number of protesters to be injured. The police surrounded the StopG8 Social Centre on Beak Street, W1 from 10am, and then broke in through the front doors and from the roof later in the morning. At the demonstrations starting at 12 noon in Piccadilly Circus and Oxford Circus, police snatch squads violently arrested and assaulted more demonstrators.

People present in the Beak Street building report that the police used tasers, chemical sprays…

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About Sabine Kurjo McNeill

I'm a mathematician and system analyst formerly at CERN in Geneva and became an event organiser, software designer, independent web publisher and online promoter of Open Justice. My most significant scientific contribution is www.smartknowledge.space
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2 Responses to POLICE VIOLENCE at Stopg8 protest

  1. Anonymous says:

    The Miners Strike was the testing ground for this behaviour. Many hard working men were battered by men in police uniforms and carry those injuries to this day.
    Note – men in police uniforms. Who are they?
    During the Miners Strike they were militia from the armed forces.
    Many causing disruption against the peaceful and lawful Miners on the picket lines were RAF personnel in police numbers.
    Did anyone spot their numbers on the street of London. Just like the battlefields of collieries up and down the country many of those in police uniforms did not wear any numbers.

    • It’s such a sad state of affairs! Long ago I could foresee that ‘private armies’ or ‘security companies’ would replace ‘national armies’, but it’s still ‘guns for the boys’. And ultimately as always: he who pays the piper. Hence it’s, once again, who creates money in the first place and for what purpose? To pay whom to do what job???

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