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BLATANT LIBERTY

Roll up, roll up, get yer hypocrisy here. Civil liberties group Liberty (“the very existence of the infamous TSG with its militaristic approach needs to be urgently reviewed”, “It seems to us that [kettling] risks increasing anger, increasing distress and increasing rather than diffusing any threat to public safety”) have accepted an offer to be the Met’s sweaty bedfellows over the course of the major trade union march later this month.

The organisation will be providing legal observers, sparking outrage from the protester-run legal observer community. Liberty will also, rather spy-tastically, be privy to police ‘intelligence’ over the event and allowed to sit in the ‘specialist operations room’- presumably where the moral lobotomies are performed...



 

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