Although most people had already left at ten minutes past two, the last 25 people left for another march through the city, ending up back at Rose Court. With a few more people the energy would have been even more awesome. Sadly everyone seemed to have urgent appointments (at the pub?). Again the street was taken, and besides similar slogans as before "No Justice, No Peace..." Wwhose street? Our St…
About 200 people rallied today at Rose Court after it was announced that there will be no prosecution for Ian Tomlinson's murder during the G20 demonstrations in London in April 2009. Quite a few people took the opportunity to express their anger and grief, about Ian Tomlinson and everyone who has died at the hands of the police. Then the crowd took to the streets and after a short halt at Bank we…
Dateline: Ian Tomlinson Vigil, Cornhill, London, UK, 10:55-11:40, Thu 01 Apr 10 – Scenario: Citizen A assaults Citizen B in broad daylight, on video, by striking with a blunt infantry weapon and by shoving Citizen B to the ground; minutes later Citizen B is dead.
Q: What happens to Citizen A?
A1: If it were you or I, no doubt we'd be banged up in jail.
A2: But if Citizen A is a body-armoured, wea…
One year after Ian Tomlinson was killed by police officers on his way home from work during the G20 protests [1 | 2 | 3 ] the Ian Tomlinson Family Campaign laid down flowers at the spot where he died. The protests were marked by excessively aggressive policing, and only recently victims of a raid on an occupied convergence centre were awarded compensation, while the officer who was caught on tape …
Police Brutality last Thursday at Bank - people gathered for a minute's silence in memory of Ian Tomlinson and this is what happened to them.
Officer Hits Woman Around The Face For No Reason Who Isnt Part Of Protest.
People took to the streets to express their compassion with the family of Ian Tomlinson who tragically died during the 1st April protests at the Bank of England. They were calling for an independent public inquiry into the instances of police violence that occurred though out the week and to establish to true circumstances of his death. [See Eyewitness statement and interview]
A demonstration is taking place today to call for an independent public inquiry into the instances of police violence that occurred thoughout the past week and to establish the true circumstances around the death of Ian Tomlinson.
12:17 - A crowd of around 120-150 people are gathering at the Bank. There are lots of people with cameras, but only a few police around.
My account of what i saw April 1st
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With the G20 London Summit meeting, several demonstrations took place, including an early morning giant game of monopoly outside the Stock Exchange and several hundred protesting outside the ExCeL centre where the G20 were [report].
Elsewhere a remembrance event took place outside the Bank of England, near to where Ian Tomlinson died during the previous days demonstration. Heavily policed, people…
In response to the death of a protestor during the demonstrations against the G20 in the City of London on the 1st April 2009, a solidarity demonstration will assemble at Bank at 1pm.
Lots of people in kettles and pens, some not trickle-tight, but so much cops, it was hard to even get a glimpse at the protesters at bank. Every police line surrounded by onlookers, who occasionally effectively blockade the streets. The amount of all types of cameras, camcorders and mobile phone recording is ttally mad.
Some nice moments: a small group of riot cops walks quickly through a crowd o…
Personal account of an early biker - bored of uniforms