It’s that time again. DSEi, Defence Systems Equipment International, the world’s largest arms fair, is returning to ExCeL, and Disarm DSEi, alongside others in the Stop the Arms Fair Coalition will be trying to stop them. 13th September has been announced as the main day of action, with Disarm DSEi calling for people to stop […]
According to an Evening Standard article on Friday, those poor detectives at NPOIU are providing ‘intelligence on the cheap’, having to buy heaters for their freezing offices and living off Mcdonalds and Burger King. However, like the majority of Evening Standard articles, the facts and figures only make sense if you don’t start asking questions. […]
On the afternoon of august 17th, police raided a house in central Bristol where an editor of local newspaper The Autonomist lives. Riot police kicked down the door of the property without warning, detained the inhabitants for two hours, and seized articles relating to the production of The Autonomist. Delighted journalists from the Evening Post […]
I’ve felt a lot of emotions over the past few days ranging from joy to grief to anger. It’s been amazing to see people fighting back against the police and it’s been equally horrific to see damage to people’s homes and small shops, let alone the deaths in Birmingham yesterday. However, today I am just […]
Every few years, anarchists are deemed scary again, the media goes into hysterical overdrive and policing becomes more repressive. It is a pattern we have seen repeated several times over the years. However, the news briefing from Project Griffin, issued each week from Chief Inspector Nick Smith and his team at the ‘Westminster Counter Terrorism […]
Predictably there has been a lot of interest and comment on the sentencing of Charlie Gilmour to sixteen months for two counts of violent disorder. It has been both suggested this was lenient because he’ll only do eight months or less on a tag, and that it was a harsher sentence because of his parent’s […]
Last week, a 20 year old man was given twelve months for violent disorder relating to protests on March 26th outside Fortnum and Masons. He threw two placard sticks, neither of which hurt anyone nor were capable of causing harm. This man, pictured in one of Operation Malone’s witch hunts, handed himself in, gave admissions […]
Great to see FIT photographer Gavin Paul getting a hard time on June 30th.
This is a great video of a very camera shy cop with an incredibly dodgy understanding of the law.
It was never going to be convenient for the cops to admit that all their intelligence was pointing towards the fact most anarchists couldn’t care less about a couple of toffs getting married. Having endured not only the humiliation of a large mobile black bloc on 26th March, but also the earlier debacle of escorting […]