Posts Tagged ‘travellers

19
Oct
11

Dale Farm

The sight of naked state power off the leash makes me feel physically sick, as well as angry. Today was a classic case, with taser-wielding riot police and bailiffs piling in to evict travellers from their homes at Dale Farm near Basildon.

The front page image from tonight’s London Evening Standard shows a semi-apocalyptic biblical scene, with a protestor righteously brandishing a crucifix against a backdrop of a burning barricade. 

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