British civil liberties endangered

This video from Britain is called Taking Liberties Trailer.

A concerted effort is being made to limit criticism of police actions during protests surrounding the G20 summit in London, and even to justify them: here.

PEACE and environmental campaigners say they are “unsurprised” at revelations that agents provocateurs infiltrated the G20 protest last month.

The family of Ian Tomlinson has accused the City of London police, Scotland Yard and the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) of trying to prevent them from speaking out about the circumstances of his death: here.

POLICE on Tuesday banned a planned Budget day protest in Whitehall and warned organiser Owen Jones that he could be arrested and imprisoned for up to a year if it went ahead. From that report:

The demos are organised by Their Crisis Not Ours, a campaign launched by the Labour Representation Committee and backed by seven national unions.

With little press coverage, it was reported in February that a new police intelligence operation, the Confidential Intelligence Unit (CIU), had been established in Britain: here.

The inspirational life and tragic death of teacher and anti-fascist Blair Peach: here.

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