UK politically motivated arrests and long sentences

Charlie Gilmour has recently dominated headlines for being sentenced for 16 months for ‘violent disorder‘ for his behaviour at the student protests last year. Link

Joining him, Francis Fernie, student who was involved with protests outside of Fortnum & Mason on March 26th, has been sentenced to 12 months for ‘violent disorder‘.  What is even more significant about Fernie is that he handed himself in to Police, co-operated fully, had no criminal record and was known for his charity work in the community.  Link

Elsewhere, King Tox, graffiti artist was recently sentenced for 27 months. Link

 

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Stanford Prison experiment 40 years on

This is an interesting article which interviews participants of the Standford Prison experiment nearly 40 years ago.

Article here

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Police dogs left to die in car, handler tries to kill himself

Two police dogs were left to die in a car which reached sweltering temperatures on the hottest day of the year.  The dog handler, after finding out that the dogs were dead, fled the scene and attempted suicide.  “It claimed that Sgt Craven, 49, was officially disciplined several years ago after the previous dog he was responsible for died from overheating in a car.”

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Clause 12 – trouble on the horizon

Cameron’s proposed Sentencing and Legal Aid bill seems like a sneaky way to deter activists and anyone who wants to protest against the Government.

The tricky Clause 12 would state that arrestees may or may not have free legal aid depending on the ‘interests of justice’.

More at Freedom press

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UK Gov lists 8 new nuclear power sites

Despite growing public pressure against nuclear power, the recent Japanese disaster and European countries like Germany saying a big fat NO to new nuclear power stations, the UK government once again goes straight ahead with their stone age plans.

Today the Government has pushed ahead with plans for new nuclear power plants in the UK as it confirmed a list of eight sites where the next generation of reactors can be built.

The eight sites are: Bradwell, Essex; Hartlepool; Heysham, Lancashire; Hinkley Point, Somerset; Oldbury, South Gloucestershire; Sellafield, Cumbria; Sizewell, Suffolk; and Wylfa, Anglesey.

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Vancouver riots ‘kissing couple’ video

Video footage has emerged showing what really happened to the infamous ‘kissing couple’ during last week’s Vancouver riots.

What seemed like a random or staged passionate act of love in the midst of violence was actually the boyfriend calming down his girlfriend after she was beaten to the ground by riot police.

Video can be seen here which clearly shows this horrific police brutality.

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Police criticised for death of man after using CS gas on him

Another death at the hands of our out of control Police force.  This one was in 2006 and only now seems to have seen some light.

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