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Petition – Stop Police Brutality in the UK

August 24, 2011

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Please make your voices heard by ‘signing’ the petition I set up via the HM Government website today. Help to stop police brutality in the UK and hold police officers more accountable for their actions. There have been 3 deaths in the last month at the hands of the police. Let’s remind the police that […]

Police, protests, riots and censorship – a worrying pattern

August 13, 2011

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I am going to apologise now because this is likely to be a long post. By now we are probably all aware that the UK government may censor Twitter, BBM and Facebook in future riots, believing it will help to stem the spread of disorder. Let me explain why this would be a dangerous thing […]

With ‘friends’ like these, who needs enemies – UK riots

August 13, 2011

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Network for Police Monitoring News Release – for immediate release 12th August 2011 Independent police monitor punched and kicked to the head and legs in back of police van, while monitoring policing of disturbances. The Network for Police Monitoring will make a complaint to the Metropolitan police after one of its volunteers was arrested and […]

UK riots – police brutality

August 10, 2011

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Although I am not overly shocked by what this country is experiencing in the way of riots (it’s shocking, but I’m not shocked) I in no way condone it. Something else I don’t condone, though, is police brutality. The public called for the police to be more heavy handed in protecting our cities, our businesses […]

The role of the police and the media – UK riots

August 10, 2011

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My fellow YOFFer (spamfish) at Ye Olde False Flag posted these videos on a thread about the UK riots. They both provide interesting insights into the roles both the police and the media played in sparking public/youth discontent. The first video is of the Birmingham area and clearly shows the police adopting a similar tactic […]

Police are trying to defuse a bomb that has been strapped to a teenage girl in Sydney’s exclusive Mosman | thetelegraph.com.au

August 3, 2011

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POLICE are trying to defuse a bomb strapped to a teenage girl at a multimillion dollar house at Burrawong Avenue in Mosman. The drama unfolded at 2.40pm this afternoon when an 18-year-old girl called police to the mansion in Burrawong Avenue, Mosman ‘following discovery of a suspicious device’. It was not clear how the device […]

Something to think about… The Gullible Mind

July 15, 2011

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This made me laugh so much, I had to share it with everyone! Here’s a titbit of scientific research (for those of you who didn’t study this at school) to read before you read the The Gullible Mind article. The Experiment The Milgram experiment on obedience to authority figures was a series of social psychology […]