Friday, May 01, 2009

Police forced to pay Protesters £85,000

Since Police attacked and most likely caused the the death of newspaper vendor Ian Tomlinson,two officers were suspended following the G20 protests.An officer was filmed hitting Mr Tomlinson with his baton and pushing him to the ground.

Additionally, one Met officer has resigned over comments he made about the protests on the internet.Another officer, who allegedly wrote on a social networking website that he was keen to "bash some long haired hippies" at the protests, has also been disciplined.

Now in an ongoing show of how out of control the Police are- Scotland Yard has agreed today to pay five protesters £85,000 in damages for assault and false on

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