Photo archives: London – 9 of December 2010, Students protest against education cuts “Shut Down London”

Shut Down London: On the day that Parliament voted (narrowly) in favour of raising tuition fees, over than 30.000 thousands of students took to the streets in a display of anger. After a loud and powerful march, police tried to stop the demo at Parliment Square, but protesters managed to break the police lines and occupied the square tearing down metal fences and using them offensively – others had split off and approached from different directions. A militant front-line confronted police who repeatedly hit back with batons, even beating people on the ground. Meanwhile in other parts of the square people danced, sang, chanted and shouted at the politicians in Parliament. (Click here for more)

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For more photos and videos visit the following links:
Athens Indymedia: Φωτογραφιες απο τις συγκρουσεις φοιτητων και μπατσων στο Λονδινο, Photos from the London riots.
Counterfire: Day X3 – Shut down London,
Σχολιαστές Χωρίς Σύνορα: Quick Press: Μέχρι αυτη την ώρα Bρετανοί διαδηλωτές περικυκλωμένοι
Guardian: Tuition fees protests and Charles and Camilla attack aftermath.
Anarchy press gr: Συγκρούσεις στην Αγγλία.

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Αναρτήθηκε στις: 10/12/2010