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G20 CNN Video on Police containment procedures – kettling

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Many years ago I was standing a 100 yards away from demonstrators, only to be swept up in a police ‘kettle’. Not being a participant I worked my way to the front and asked if I could be let out. At which point a policeman kicked me.

They kept us there for hours and hemmed us in real tight, and when the rear of a crowd pushed then that reverberated throughout. It antagonised the hot heads and punished the innocent.

And lends credence to the axiom that the police are there to protect the wealthy.

Written by morris

April 8, 2009 at 1:19 am

Posted in activism, G20, Police, protests

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