phil | 06.06.2003 16:44
They argue that Martin was doing illegal stuff and endangered life (how for fuck sake) and thereby try to somehow justify the action by the police...what the fuck!
Thought I share these evasive lines of the Embassy with you...
sent by email@example.com
Thank you for expressing your concerns about the case of Mr Martin
British national who was injured during a protest organised in
against the G8 Summit in Evian.
The Swiss authorities are concerned about the tragic incident. In
accordance with the Swiss Penal Code, an investigation has been
officio by the Examining Magistrate of the district in question in
establish the responsibilities of all the persons involved.
Mr Shaw, who fell some twenty metres into the riverbed, was immediately
rescued, treated on the spot and then transported to the University
of Canton Vaud. According to the medical services he is seriously
but his life is not in danger.
The demonstration in which Mr Shaw was participating was not
The Cantonal Police was obliged to intervene to disperse the crowd,
as it was disrupting the traffic on the motorway. The investigation now
progress will last for several weeks and will also consider the
responsibility of the demonstrators who took considerable risks and
potentially endangered the lives of others by blocking the motorway
The findings will be published on the website of the Cantonal Police of