Friday, December 16, 2011

Broken arm protester wins £15k from Met Police

Kelly who has spoken at our BeyondTV film festival had her arm broken by a Metropolitan Police officer. Today she has been awarded £14,303 in damages.
Kelly Minio-Paluello, a pro-Palestinian demonstrator, was injured during a protest outside the Israeli Embassy in Kensington in January 2009.
The 29-year-old's arm was twisted and locked behind her back and she was then pulled in that position.The High Court said the force used was "neither reasonable nor proportionate".
Once again Police are shown to be violent.
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