UK Newswire Archive
Police stopped a man riding his bike down the A9 this afternoon, grabbed his bike, used bolt-cutters on his bike-lock (presumably they were worried he might be able to use it to lock on to something) and refused to display uniform numbers or provide a receipt for damaged property. Note the particularly dick-headed look on this cop's face throughout the incident.
06-07-2005 21:49This and hopefully more updates can be found at the LRT site:
06-07-2005 21:45report from the busride and protest
06-07-2005 21:28The cops tried many tactics to stop us getting there, but in the end more than 5,000 demonstrated as close as we could to the permineter fence around the Gleneagles Hotel and the Hated Eight.
Anti-poverty campaigns group War on Want has today released calculations showing that the money on the table at the G8 will provide under 5% of the debt relief and less than 20% of the aid needed to meet the objectives of the Make Poverty History (MPH) campaign. Worse still, the G8 countries have hardened their stance on trade, which threatens to wipe out any financial gains made by developing countries in other areas.
06-07-2005 21:06Stop the M74, Save the Climate!
Glasgow, 2 PM, Commerce Street Bridge
06-07-2005 20:15Doing a Google search I found lot of images form today and previous at http://www.sitheanphoto.com/press/g8latest
An interview with a blockader on the A9 between Stirling and Gleneaglesm. Multiple independent blockades succeeded in cutting road transport on the A9 multiple times today (6 July 2005). The interview took place around noon.
DRAMATIC PICTURES AND EDITORIAL BELOW!
06-07-2005 19:54Error messages when go to www.dissent.org.uk
After months of negotiations, G8 Alternatives had negotiated the right to protest against the policies of the G8 counties, seen by many not as the solution to the world's ills, but the principal part of the problem.