usual suspect | 18.02.2004 21:05
Presence of video cameras ensured bailiffs behaved themselves today, after spending the day before roughing up local kids sitting in the way of machinery. According to people on site, in one particularly bad incident a bailiff punched a minor in the stomach- an event photographed by a local man. Nice to know that Costain and Caerphilly council are prepared to let thugs trash teenagers in order to get their filthy road built.
Machinery continues to be operated on route (when we aren’t stopping it), though most of the beautiful wood remains untouched due to aforementioned presence of dormice, bats, protestors and other enemies of the state. Well- substantiated rumours abound that Costain/ the bailiffs may try to steam in early one morning if numbers are too low, meaning that mid –week site sitting is a massive priority. We are still buying time here, but desperately need more sorted people to come and build defences- the camps are still mostly ground, not tree- based- and to HELP STOP WORK.
Daily positive developments on the protected habitat/ legal/ EU side of things as well (see previous postings)- these habitats can be saved!!! Direct action is continuing to work here- the camps are growing daily- more visitors from near and far.
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