Friday, April 15, 2011

Thousands May Sue Over Police Kettling at G20 Protests

High court rules way in which police kettled up to 5,000 demonstrators at G20 protests in April 2009 was illegal.

Thousands of people found by the high court to have been illegally detained for hours by police at a central London protest may sue Scotland Yard for false imprisonment.

The high court has ruled that the Metropolitan police had broken the law in the way it kettled up to 5,000 demonstrators at the G20 protests in April 2009.


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