Monday, March 09, 2009

Political Policing and the Criminalisation of Protest


Photo:Destinys Agent

An MP and activists are launching a new report into the policing of the 2008 Climate
Camp, unveiling further video footage of the disproportionate and repressive policing that took place there.

The event will be hosted by David Howarth MP in association with the Climate Camp Legal Team. The event is taking place this Thursday 12 March at 12pm in the Grimond Room in Portcullis House, Westminster.

For further information on the issue, please see the two recent news
stories:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2009/mar/01/kingsnorth-power-station-
climate-camp


and
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/video/2009/mar/06/police-surveillance-clima
te-camp-journalists


All are most welcome to bring any colleagues and/or friends that may be interested in the issue. When you arrive at reception please simply make your way up the stairs to the Grimond Room.

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