The EDL were yesterday forced to have their Bradford demonstration behind 10 foot solid walls, almost completely away from public view. Bussed in, and shepherded through airport style x-ray gates, their presence was only felt when they showered counterdemonstrators with stones, bottles and smoke bombs. The police will no doubt congratulate themselves on facilitating protest […]
Cheers to those who have sent pics in from climate camp. Lovely contrast here between Edinburgh FIT with thier little compact camera, and Ian Caswell of the NPOIU with his long lens SLR… and quite a few minders.
The poor old FIT coppers from the shadowy National Public Order Intelligence Unit (NPOIU) seem to be having a hard time in Edinburgh this week. A video put out on you tube yesterday showed a great bit of Fitwatching by Climate Camp activists. With determination and some nerve they surrounded NPOIU cop Mark Sully and […]
This post has been sent to us by Cardiff Fitwatch. It is a preliminary report into the policing at Climate Camp Cymru, and there is more to follow… A Fitwatchers experience at Climate Camp Cymru (CCC): The policing strategy for CCC 2010 was bizarre, disproportionate and manipulative. The event started when we swooped the site […]
These are some extracts of notes made by one of the defendants in the recent successful appeal of three people convicted of obstructing an evidence gathering team outside a meeting. They are almost verbatim, but there will be some small mistakes and edits for clarity. If you want you can skip to the judgement at […]