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In England, protester = "domestic extremist"

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by TrooperBari, Oct 27, 2009.

  1. TrooperBari

    TrooperBari Active Member

    As if the rampant proliferation of security cameras wasn't enough, now English police are keeping personal information on peaceful protestors and other ruffians-in-waiting. It's going to have to cede that 'Fairest Nation' tag sooner or later.

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2009/oct/25/police-domestic-extremists-database

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    http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2009/oct/26/police-challenged-protest-files
    http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2009/oct/25/spotter-cards
    http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/libertycentral/2009/oct/25/doth-i-protest-too-much
     
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  2. JR

    JR Active Member

    Rampant abuse of civil liberties, although the Brits never seemed to mind the patriarchal government.

    This really is 1984.

    And is there anyone over there protesting this?
     
  3. TrooperBari

    TrooperBari Active Member

    Sounds like someone isn't happy about it. From the article on the 26th:

     
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