This is a video from London, England, about the police assault on Ian Tomlinson.
The family of newspaper seller Ian Tomlinson, who died following a police assault during last April’s G20 protests, has reacted with outrage at the decision of the Crown Prosecution Service not to prosecute anyone involved in his death: here.
The pathologist who first ruled that newspaper seller Ian Tomlinson died from natural causes at the 2009 G20 protest has been found to have behaved “irresponsibly” in other post-mortem examinations: here.
Five years to the day after the fatal shooting of innocent Brazilian Jean Charles de Menezes at London’s Stockwell Tube station, a leading Green activist has renewed demands for the abolition of the police shoot-to-kill policy: here.
Four Metropolitan police officers were officially charged on Thursday over their alleged role in the serious assault of a terror suspect in police custody: here.
G20 pathologist Freddy Patel found guilty: here.
Ian Tomlinson’s widow backed the suspension of a pathologist who carried out the first post-mortem examination on her husband on Friday and said he had been an “obstacle to the truth”: here.
Third Tomlinson post-mortem ‘withheld from coroner’: here.
Julia Tomlinson’s rueful acceptance that a damages payout and apology from the Metropolitan Police is “as close as we are going to get to justice” for her unlawfully killed husband Ian is a sad reflection of police impunity: here.
UK security chiefs have ordered an acceleration in police heavy weapons training so that they can hold the line against Mumbai-style attacks in UK city centres, until the SAS can be brought up to go in for the kill: here.
- Ian Tomlinson’s family win apology from Met police over death in 2009 (theguardian.com)
- Ian Tomlinson: Fury at police over ‘secret payout’ to G20 protester death family (mirror.co.uk)
- Police apology and compensation for Ian Tomlinson’s family (socialistworker.co.uk)
- Met police payout over G20 death (bbc.co.uk)
- Ian Tomlinson: police to offer family compensation (theguardian.com)